“Actuality Bites” Sequence in Improvement at Peacock from Unique Scribe Helen Childress

Cue up “My Sharona”: Lelaina Pierce is returning to the display. A “Actuality Bites” sequence is in growth at Peacock from the scribe of the unique 1994 pic, Helen Childress.

Described as a “re-framing” of the hit coming-of-age Gen X movie, the sequence “is centered on the pushed, idealistic Lelaina … and her three finest pals as they go away school and take a look at ‘adulting’ within the Nineteen Nineties; because the world round them is on the point of a seismic shift, they wrestle to carry onto who they’re, and to one another,” per Deadline.

Within the authentic “Actuality Bites,” Lelaina, performed by Winona Ryder, is a current school grad and an aspiring documentary filmmaker. Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn, and Ben Stiller spherical out the solid, with Stiller additionally taking over directing duties.

Childress’ small display credit embody “Good Ladies” and “The Spanish Princess.”


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