As film and television companies continue to reboot any’ 80 s and’ 90 s IP they can find, Netflix is taking us back to The Baby-Sitters Club. Today, it was announced a familiar face will be joining the beloved babysitters.
On Tuesday, the first major casting news emerged for the line, which will reboot Ann M. Martin’s best-selling records. Alicia Silverstone( Clueless) and Mark Feuerstein( Royal Pains) will play leading roles in the reboot, which is set for a ten-episode first season.
The records follow the undertakings of five teenage girls in Connecticut. Although casting news for the titular babysitters has yet to be announced, the inventive unit is falling into place. Back in February, Netflix has declared that Rachel Shukert( Glow) goes to show drain and Lucia Aniello( Broad City) is also scheduled to direct and manager produce.
Netflix is talking about the series as a dramedy and promises to tackle serious topics like divorce, intolerance, and identity.
Upon the initial bulletin of the reboot, Melissa Cobb, Netflix’s VP of girls and family, told the Hollywood Reporter 😛 TAGEND
” The the main theme of The Baby-Sitters Club still resonate 30 years after the original work lines was secreted, and there has never been a more opportune time to tell an aspirational story about sanctioning young girl industrialists. Together with Ann M. Martin and the team at Walden Media, our ambition is to contemporize the storylines and escapades of this iconic group of sweethearts to reflect modern-day questions .”
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