It’s been revealed that the long-awaited TV reboot of Clueless is lastly on the way in which and it’ll debut on NBCUniversal’s new Peacock streaming service.
Amy Heckerling’s 1995 teen movie, which is loosely primarily based on Jane Austen’s 1815 novel Emma, starred Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Sprint and Paul Rudd within the lead roles. A spin-off TV sitcom, additionally named Clueless, subsequently ran for 3 seasons between 1996 and 1999.
A variety of new particulars surrounding the upcoming TV reboot, which was initially announced last year, have now been shared.
In keeping with Variety, NBCUniversal’s new streaming platform Peacock will develop the comedy sequence within the current day with a give attention to Dionne (performed by Stacey Sprint within the film), Cher Horowitz’s lifelong greatest pal.
An outline of the present calls it “a child pink and bisexual blue-tinted, tiny sunglasses-wearing, oat milk latte and Adderall-fueled have a look at what occurs when queen bee Cher disappears and her lifelong No. 2 Dionne steps into Cher’s vacant Air Jordans. How does Dionne take care of the pressures of being the brand new hottest lady in class, whereas additionally unraveling the thriller of what occurred to her greatest pal?”
Whereas no timeline is at present set for when the sequence will arrive, the undertaking does have a number of crew members hooked up.
Writers Jordan Reddout and Gus Hickey will government produce together with Scott Rudin and Robert Lawerence from the unique movie. Corrinne Brinkerhoff (Jane The Virgin), who has an general deal at CBS TV Studios, Eli Bush, and Tiffany Grant are additionally hooked up as government producers, E! News reviews.
One other present getting a reboot on Peacock is Saved By The Bell – watch the trailer here.
Within the new sequence, which is ready 30 years on from the occasions at California’s Bayside Excessive, unique solid member Mark-Paul Gosselaar reprises his position as Zack Morris, who’s now a neighborhood politician. Gosselaar is compelled to merge two excessive colleges because of a neighborhood goverthemodernhealthcarent scandal, which creates a rift between the city’s wealthy and poor youngsters.
Authentic stars Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley additionally reprise their roles as A.C. Slater and Jessie Spano respectively, with Slater now working as a health club trainer at Bayside Excessive.