Deadline reported, Switched at Birth actress Lea Thompson is set to star in the modern adaptation of classic novel Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.
Thompson will play the matriarch of the family Marmee. Lucas Grabeel who’s also one of her costar in Switched at Birth is set to play Laurie.
Clare Niederpruem will direct and write the script along with Kristi Shimek. The movie is slated for an 2018 release which is the 150th anniversary of Little Women.