The South Korean cable network tvN shared Tuesday the teaser for the upcoming Korean TV adaptation of “Little Women”.
The series stars Kim Go-eun, Nam Ji-hyun, the “All Of Us Are Dead” breakout star Park Ji-hu, and Squid Game’s Wi Ha-oon.
It follows three sisters, In-ju, In-kyeong, and In-hye (played by Kim, Nam, and Park) attempt to improve their lives after growing up in poverty and end up confronting one of the richest families in the country.
The footage featured In-ju, In-kyeong, and In-hye finding a backpack filled with ₩70 billion. The teaser also showed In-ju rappelling down the side of a building with the backpack and In-hye nervously walking away from a group of policemen.
The footage ends with the sisters using the money to elevate their social status.
“Little Women” is directed by Kim Hee-won, whose previous work includes 2021’s blockbuster revenge-thriller “Vincenzo”, as well as popular K-dramas such as “The Crowned Clown” (2019) and “Money Flower” (2017).
It is scripted by Jeong Seo-kyung, who previously wrote the TV series “Mother” (2018) and the South Korean movies “The Handmaiden” (2016) and “Thirst” (2009).
The series is based on the 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott, it is produced by Studio Dragon for tvN.
“Little Women” will air at 9:10 pm KST every Saturday and Sunday night on the network from September 3, a week later than originally projected. It will also be available on Netflix in selected regions.