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Little Women 2019 cast and where youve seen them before

There are some pretty huge names in the movie (Picture: Allstar/COLUMBIA PICTURES)

What better way ..

Cast of Little Women, including Emma Watson, Florence Pugh., and Saoirse Ronan

There are some pretty huge names in the movie (Picture: Allstar/COLUMBIA PICTURES)

What better way to reinvent the classic tale of Little Women with a cast full of incredible actresses, and a woman director (Greta Gerwig).

Some of the biggest names in Hollywood are part of the 2019 adaptation, as well as a couple of up-and-coming ones that you should definitely keep an eye on.

The official trailer for the movie was released yesterday, with the film set to drop in the US on Christmas day.

So, although we have a fairly long time to wait until we can watch it in cinemas, its clear the hype is building to the festive season and some wholesome watching.

With that in mind, lets take a look at the cast of Little Women, and where youll have seen them before.

Saoirse Ronan – Jo March

Saoirse Ronan

Its been a busy few years for Saoirse (Picture: Scott Garfitt/REX)

Playing tomboy Jo in the movie is Gerwig-favourite Saoirse Ronan.



The Irish star is no stranger to period dramas, having got her big break as a teenager in Atonement alongside Keira Knightley and James McAvoy.

Further roles that propelled her to fame included in The Lovely Bones and Hanna, with the 25-year-old going on to win a Best Actress Golden Globe for Lady Bird two years ago.

More recently, she starred as Mary Queen of Scots in the 2018 film of the same name.

Emma Watson – Meg March

Emma Watson

Weve pretty much grown up with Emma Watson (Picture: Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

We first saw Emma as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise, but shes come a long way since then.

Making her way into meatier roles, she played an LA house robber in The Bling Ring, and a dreamy teen in Perks of Being a Wallflower.

As Belle in Beauty and the Beast in 2017, she then proved that she could go from serious to fantasy with no problems.

Florence Pugh – Amy March

Florence Pugh at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association press conference for "The Little Drummer Girl"

Florences performance in Midsommar was critically acclaimed (Picture: Yoram Kahana/Shooting Star/Sipa USA)

English Florence Pugh recently wowed audiences in the Ari Aster horror flick, Midsommar. Her haunting performance was critically acclaimed, and likely burned onto the brains of everyone who watched it.

Previously, she has won awards for her portrayal as Katherine Lester in Lady Macbeth, and gained traction in John Le Carre adaptation The Little Drummer Girl on the BBC.

We expect bigger things to come for 23-year-old Florence, so keep an eye out.



Eliza Scanlen – Beth March

Eliza Scanlen

Aussie Eliza has only just turned 20 (Picture Jim Spellman/WireImage)

Like many of our favourite stars, Eliza had her acting debut on Aussie soap Home and Away.

Across the pond, however, her big break came on HBO drama Sharp Objects alongside Amy Adams.

Despite only just turning 20, Eliza has two major films as well as Little Women due to be released soon; Babyteeth and The Devil All the Time.

Timothée Chalamet – Theodore Laurie Laurence

Timothee Chalamet

Call Me By Your Name was Tims big break (Picture: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Most people recognose Timothée from coming-of-age flick Call Me By Your Name, but hes been in a whole load of other bits before and since.

As well as working beside Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird, hes appeared in Interstellar and TV drama series, Homeland.

His role in Beautiful Boy landed him the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Laura Dern – Marmee March

Laura Dern

Laura Derns acting has been praised throughout her career (Picture: Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

Laura Dern is a powerhouse in Hollywood, having earned four Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award, as well as being nominated for two Academy Awards.

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To All The Boys Covey Girls post adorable BTS song as Noah Centineo films celebration vid

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Its official – the To All The Boys Ive Loved Before gang are the cutest, and the Covey Girls proved it with their own song to celebrate the third movie announcement.

As the second movie in the trilogy was revealed to be released on 12 February, fans were surprised with the announcement that the third was not only coming, but it was already being filmed.

Janel Parrish, who plays Lara-Jeans beloved big sister Margot, showed just how bonded the Covey sisters were and joined Lana Condor (Lara-Jean) and Anna Cathcart (Kitty) in a song.



Using the melody of Beach Boys classic Barbara Ann, the trio choreographed a mini routine to celebrate, roping in Peter Kavinsky himself (Noah Centineo) to film it.

As hes heard giggling behind the camera, the trio declared To All The Boys were getting a third movie…but then had to stop when they realised they didnt know (or couldnt say) when it was coming out.

Way to keep us on the hook, guys! Were already obsessed to see how this turns out.

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The girls seem just as excited as us about the upcoming film! (Picture: Netflix)

The films, based off the books by Jenny Han, may deviate a little from the first movie after the Netflix smash hit incorporated bits of the second novel.

The book follows the fallout of that tape from the ski trip and its effects on Lara-Jean and Peters relationship.

Meanwhile, another letter receiver John Ambrose (played by Jordan Burnett) comes back into Lara-Jeans life, and rekindles his friendship with her, much to Peters annoyance.

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Will they stay true to the books? Or will there be a twist we dont see coming?

Guess it well have to wait til Feb to find out…



To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You launches 12 February on Netflix.

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Eddie Murphy cant stop smiling as he arrives in Georgia for Coming To America sequel

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Eddie Murphy, Arsenio, and the two actors in a still from Welcome To America

Eddie and Arsenio arrived in Georgia to start filming for the Welcome To America sequel (Picture: Backgrid/Paramount)

Eddie Murphy could not help but flash a smile as he and Arsenio Hall arrived in Georgia to commence filming on the Coming To America sequel.

The two actors looked in great spirits as they were seen hopping off the plane in Georgia to begin work on the long-awaited sequel to the 1988 film, Coming To America, which is conveniently titled Coming 2 America.

In the original movie, Eddie starred as Prince Akeen, the Prince of the fictional African nation of Zamunda, while Arsenio played the role of Semmi, Akeems best friend.

The films story concerned Prince Akeem arriving in the US in the hopes of finding a woman to marry and the sequel, which is being released 32 years after the original motion picture, focuses on Akeem returning to the US to find his long-lost son.

Eddie Murphy

Eddie flashed a smile for the camera as he arrived. He played the role of Prince Akeem in the original film (Picture: Backgrid)

Many cast members from the original film, including James Earl Jones, Shari Headley and Vanessa Bell Conway are all expected to reprise their roles.



Wesley Snipes and SNL star Leslie Jones have also signed on to appear in the sequel.

Arsenio Hall

Arsenio, who plays the role of Semmi, is also reprising his role for the sequel (Picture: Backgrid)

The movie is being directed by Craig Brewer, with Kevin Misher set to produce.

Meanwhile, the screenwriters of the original film, David Sheffield and Barry W. Blaustein, have also been attached to the project.

Arsenio Hall and Eddie Murphy in Coming To America

Coming To America was a massive success upon its release in 1988 (Picture: Paramount)

Coming To America was a massive success upon its release in 1988, grossing $288 million worldwide.

Fans had long anticipated a follow-up movie, with the sequel finally being confirmed in January.

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Eddie previously revealed that he was thrilled to be able to reprise his role for the second installment.

In a statement, the 58-year-old said: After many years of anticipation, Im thrilled that Coming to America 2 is officially moving forward.

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Who was in the Little Women 1994 cast – from Winona Ryder to Christian Bale?

The story of the March sisters has touched many hearts (Picture: Sony Pictures)

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A scene from the 1994 movie adaption of Little Women where Mrs March (Susan Sarandon) is sat surrounded by her daughters Jo (Winona Ryder), Meg (Trini Alvarado), Amy (Kirsten Dunst) and Beth (Claire Danes)

The story of the March sisters has touched many hearts (Picture: Sony Pictures)

With the trailer for the new adaptation of Little Women being released this week, fans are now patiently waiting for the classic to hit the cinema this Christmas.

The movie, based on a novel by the late author Louisa May Alcott, stars Saoirse Ronan (Jo), Emma Watson (Meg), Florence Pugh (Amy) and Eliza Scanlen (Beth) as the March sisters – and will be launched during the holiday season on 27 December, 2019.

If you cant wait until then, dont fret: this is the eighth time the popular book has been made into a movie, meaning there are plenty of other versions for you to enjoy.

There were two silent films released in 1917 and 1918, though there is no known copy of the first one, as well as one from 1933, which starred the screen legend, Katharine Hepburn.

In 1949, the fourth version was released by Merbyn LeRoy, followed by three more in recent years.



However, its the 1994 movie that stands out among all of the Little Women adaptions – but who was in it and where have you seen them before?

Jo March – Winona Ryder

Jo March (Winona Ryder) and Laurie (Christian Bale)

Jo just wanted to become a famous writer (Picture: Sony Pictures)

Winona Ryder, 47, was already an established actress when she accepted the role of Jo March, with a break-out appearance in the cult movie Heathers in 1989, as well as Beetlejuice (1988) and Edward Scissorhands – where she was the female lead against Johnny Depp (1990).

She expertly portrays the sister who dreams of breaking free from the shackles placed upon her by society (women of that time were expected to simply marry and have babies), wanting to become a famous writer.

Since the movie came out, Winona has gone on to make even bigger films, including the psychological drama Girl, Interrupted (1999) with Hollywood star Angelina Jolie and the critically-acclaimed Black Swan (2010), which was based on the ballet, Swan Lake.

Meg March – Trini Alvarado

A scene from Little Women with Mrs March (Susan Sarandon), Beth (Claire Danes) and Meg (Trini Alvarado)

Meg always helped out at home and just wanted a family of her own (Picture: Sony Pictures)

Trini Alvarado, 52, is among the lesser known actors in the 1994 film.

Shes appeared on stage as well as on the big screen, and her first movie was Rich Kids in 1979, when she was just 12 years old.

Since playing Meg, the timid sister who values good manners and just wants to find a nice man to settle down with, Trini has appeared as Dr Lucy Linskey in The Frighteners (1996) and Marie Alweather in Paulie (1998). Shes also done some work on TV.



Amy March – Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst at the premiere for Little Women in Culver City in 1994

Kirsten is still a well-known name in Hollywood (Picture: Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

Amy March is the youngest sister. Shes the sassy child who dreams of being whisked off her feet by a wealthy man, but grows up to become a talented artist who eventually marries for love.

Though make no mistake, hes still rich.

The character is played by Kirsten Dunst, 37, for the majority of the movie, but she hands over the part to Samantha Mathis (who plays Amy when she gets older) towards the end.

Kirsten was just 12 years old at the time, but went on to star in hit films such as Interview With A Vampire – which was released that same year – a film in which she had to kiss a 30-year-old Brad Pitt – and Jumanji (1995).

She successfully managed to navigate her childhood fame into a glittering Hollywood career and has appeared in The Virgin Suicides (1999), the Spider-Man trilogy (2002, 2004, 2007) and Lars Von Triers Melancholia (2011), to name a few.

Beth March – Claire Danes

Beth March played by Claire Danes

Dearest Beth is always in the background (Picture: Sony Pictures)

Beth is part of the main cast but yet always seems to linger in the background. If the trailer is any indication, the portrayal of the character will continue in much the same tone for the 2019 version.

Quiet though she may be, Beth still made a big impression on viewers (especially given how things ended for her) and actress Claire Danes made a name for herself with the part.


Two years later, she starred opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Romeo+Juliet, the movie adaption of William Shakespeares tragic love story.

Other hit movies the 40-year-old has appeared in include The Rainmaker (1997), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) and Stardust (2007).

As for her current projects, shes busy playing Carrie Mathison in Homeland – a gig shes had since the show launched in 2011.

Mrs March – Susan Sarandon

Mrs March (Susan Sarandon) braids Jo's (Winona Ryder) hair as Meg (Trini Alvarado) hangs about in the background

Susan Sarandon is considered one of the most influential actresses of her time (Picture: Sony Pictures)

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