With reboots being the trending topic for both film and tv in the world of entertainment, a brand new teaser trailer has arrived for TV series Heathers, a rebooted and present day version of the 1988 cult classic film of the same name.
If all goes to plan, the series will consist of three seasons where the cast will change for each season. The first will follow in the same vein as the film, giving those not familiar and a new generation of audience with the story to become acquainted with what went down 30 years ago. The first season will follow new high school girl Veronica (Grace Victoria Cox) tries to escape a clique of three cool kids all named Heather with the help of her homicidal new boyfriend J.D. (James Scully).
Said to still have that dark tone of the cult classic, the new version will move away from the three super rich catty teenagers by introducing an overweight girl (Melanie Field), a black lesbian (Jasmine Mathews) and a gender-queer male (Brendan Scannell) hoping to speak to today’s generation of young adults.
In the Michael Lehman directed cult classic Veronica (Winona Ryder) is part of the most popular clique at her high school, but she disapproves of the other girls’ cruel behaviour. When Veronica and her new boyfriend, J.D. (Christian Slater), confront clique leader Heather Chandler (Kim Walker) and accidentally poison her, they make it appear a suicide. Soon Veronica realizes that J.D. is intentionally killing students he does not like. She races to stop J.D. while also clashing with the clique’s new leader, Heather Duke (Shannen Doherty).
Heathers is due to be broadcast in 2018.
Coming to The Paramount Network in 2018. #Heathers pic.twitter.com/5W3PQ5ztux
— Heathers (@Heatherstv) August 28, 2017