Korean Series Adaptation of ‘Little Women’ is Coming to Netflix in August 2022

Review Ethan / 2023-02-25 02:15:00

From the stage to the big screen and to television there have been numerous adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. The story will now be available on Netflix in K-Drama format. It is expected to debut in August 2022.

Little Women is an upcoming internationally licensed South Korean drama series and a modern adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel of the same name.

Kim Hee Won is the series' director. He has previously directed Vincenzo and Money Flower as well as Fated to Love You. Jung Seo Kyung, a screenwriter who also wrote screenplays for Thirst, Mother, The Handmaiden, and Thirst, has adapted the series.

What date is Little Women Netflix's release?

The first episode of Little Women, the South Korean version of Little Women, is currently available on Netflix. It will be released to the public Saturday August 27, 2022.

There will be twelve episodes in total. New episodes are released two times a week, on Saturdays and Sundays. The total run time of the series is six weeks. The final episode will be broadcast on Sunday October 2, 2022.

The average runtime for each episode is 60 minutes.

Take note: All release dates can change without notice.

Episode Release Date

The South Korean cable channel tvN will also air episodes of Little Women on Netflix.

Episodes Netflix Release Date
1 27/08/2022
2 28/08/2022
3 03/09/2022
4 04/09/2022
5 10/09/2022
6 11/09/2022
7 17/09/2022
8 18/09/2022
9 24/09/2022
10 25/09/2022
11 01/10/2022
12 02/10/2022

How does Little Women work?

Soompi has provided the plot for the Korean adaptation.

About three sisters with a close bond who grew up in poverty. It is the exciting story of the sisters as they get embroiled in a major incident and face off against the wealthiest family in the nation.

The details of each lead have been also revealed.

Kim Go Eun plays the eldest sister Oh In Joo, who wants to protect her family with money. Growing up in extreme poverty, her only dream was to live as well off as other normal people, but a major incident completely shakes up her life.

Nam Ji Hyun takes on the role of the second sister Oh In Kyung, a news reporter who does not want to bow down to money and aims to always do what’s right. When a mysterious case from her early reporter days returns close to her, she starts digging for the truth.

Park Ji Hu transforms into Oh In Hye, the youngest overwhelmed by the love of her older sisters who work hard for her. Although she has never even used decent art supplies due to their family’s financial situation, she enters an art high school with her natural talent.

What are the cast members for Little Women?

The lead three actresses will be very familiar to Netflix subscribers who often stream Netflix’s k-drama content.

After her role as Goblin's beloved fantasy romance, Kim Go Eun was a hugely popular actress in 2016. To the delight of Goblin lovers, she appeared in The King: Eternal Monarch, a romantic series.

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Kim Go Eun in Goblin (right)

Nam Ji Hyun started acting in movies and k-dramas at the age of 11. But her most famous role is that of Hong Shim in 100 Days My Prince.

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Nam Ji Hyun in 100 Days My Prince (right)

Park Ji Hoo’s breakout role was in the wildly popular high school zombie horror series All of Us Are Dead as Nam On Jo.

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Park Ji Hoo in All of Us Are Dead (right)

Wi Ha Joon, who plays Detective Hwang Jun Ho in Squid Game's worldwide success story Squid Game, will instantly be recognizable by most Netflix subscribers.

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Wi Ha Joon in Squid Game (right)

Here is the current cast list of Little Women.

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Oh In Joo Kim Go Eun The King: Eternal Monarch | Goblin | Tune in for Love
Oh In Kyung Nam Ji Hyun 365: Repeat the Year | 100 Days My Prince | What Happens to My Family?
Oh In Hye Park Ji Hoo All of Us Are Dead | Beautiful World | House of the Hummingbird
Choi Do Il Wi Ha Joon Squid Game | Romance Is a Bonus Book | 18 Again
Won Sang Ah Uhm Ji Won Birthcare Center | The Cursed | Sign
Park Jae Sang Uhm Ki Joon I’m Not a Robot | Heart Surgeons | Golden Cross
TBA Kang Hoon The Red Sleeve | Meow, the Secret Boy | Flower Ever After
TBA Kim Mi Sook Man in the Kitchen | Artificial City | Just Like Today


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