Angela Lansbury Returns to TV for Role in 'Little Women' Adaptation

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Angela Lansbury is set to return to the small screen in a new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, E! News shares.

The Masterpiece adaptation will be a three-part co-production between PBS and BBC One, and Lansbury will appear as the girls' wealthy Aunt March.

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The adaptation will also feature Emily Watson as Marmee, the March family matriarch, and Michael Gambon as Mr. Laurence, the family's kindly neighbor.

As for the little women, Jo will be played by Maya Hawkes, Willa Fitzgerald will play Meg, Annes Elwy will play Beth and Amy will be portrayed by Kathryn Newton. Jonah Hauer-King completes the cast as boy-next-door Laurie Laurence.

Production on the series is set to begin this month in Ireland and will premiere on Masterpiece on PBS later this year.

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