Little Women is an upcoming drama film written and directed by Greta Gerwig. It is an adaptation of the 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott. The film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Cooper, and Meryl Streep. It marks the eighth adaptation of Alcott's novel following silent versions in 1917 and 1918, the 1933 adaptation (which featured Katharine Hepburn), the 1949 adaptation by Mervyn LeRoy, the 1978 adaptation by David Lowell Rich, the 1994 adaptation (starring Winona Ryder), and the 2018 adaptation. It is scheduled to be released on December 25, 2019, by Columbia Pictures.