Actuality Bites TV Sequence within the Works at Peacock, With Authentic Author on Board


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Actuality Bites TV Sequence within the Works at Peacock, With Authentic Author on Board

The dream of the ’90s is alive on Peacock: The streamer is creating a TV sequence model of the Gen X traditional Actuality Bites, based on The Hollywood Reporter.

The sequence is described as a “reframing” of the 1994 movie, with unique screenwriter Helen Childress returning to pen the variation. The story facilities on current school grad Lelaina Pierce and her three finest pals as they enterprise into maturity collectively. “Because the world round them is getting ready to a seismic shift, they battle to carry onto who they’re, and to one another,” per the official description. (It’s not clear if the brand new sequence might be set within the ’90s or in current day.)

Winona Ryder starred as Lelaina within the unique Actuality Bites, with Ethan Hawke as her slacker good friend Troy, Janeane Garofalo as Vickie and Steve Zahn as Sammy. Ben Stiller costarred as Lelaina’s yuppie love curiosity Michael and directed the movie as properly.

Jenna Bans will executive-produce together with Childress, who labored with Bans on the late NBC dramedy Good Women. Plus, unique movie producers Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher and Danny DeVito will return as EPs on the sequence.

Alright, Gen X-ers: Will you watch a Actuality Bites TV present? And who ought to play Lelaina and Troy? Hit the feedback and share your ideas… if, you already know, you are feeling prefer it, man.


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