'Baby-Sitters Club': Alicia Silverstone, Mark Feuerstein to Topline Netflix Comedy

The Hollywood Reporter | 8/6/2019 | Lesley Goldberg
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Netflix has found the first two members of its Baby-Sitters Club reboot.

Alicia Silverstone (Clueless) and Mark Feuerstein (Royal Pains) will star in the live-action contemporary take of Ann M. Martin's best-selling book series.

Series - February - Dramedy - Friendship - Adventures

Picked up straight to series in February, the 10-episode half-hour dramedy follows the friendship and babysitting adventures of five best friends — Kristy Thomas, Mary Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, Stacey McGill and Dawn Schafer — in Stoneybrook, Conn.

Silverstone follows up her role in TV Land-turned-Paramount Network series American Woman and will play Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the mother of Kristy Thomas and the love interest of Watson Brewer (Feuerstein). Production on the single-camera family series has begun in Vancouver.

Walden - Media-produced - Series - Hails - Producer

The Walden Media-produced series hails from exec producer New Line Cinema and DreamWorks president of production Michael De Luca (The Social Network). Rachel Shukert (Netflix's Jenji Kohan favorite GLOW) will serve as showrunner. Broad...
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