Cue up “My Sharona”: Lelaina Pierce is returning to the display. A “Actuality Bites” collection 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 collection “is centered on the pushed, idealistic Lelaina … and her three greatest buddies as they depart faculty and take a look at ‘adulting’ within the Nineteen Nineties; because the world round them is on the point of a seismic shift, they battle to carry onto who they’re, and to one another,” per Deadline.
Within the unique “Actuality Bites,” Lelaina, performed by Winona Ryder, is a latest faculty grad and an aspiring documentary filmmaker. Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn, and Ben Stiller spherical out the forged, with Stiller additionally taking over directing duties.
Childress’ small display credit embody “Good Ladies” and “The Spanish Princess.”