Entertainment'Baby-Sitters Club': Alicia Silverstone, Mark Feuerstein Join Netflix Series Adaptation
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"Clueless" star Alicia Silverstone and "Royal Pains" alum Mark Feuerstein have joined the cast of Netflix's "Baby-Sitters Club" series adaptation, the streaming service announced on Tuesday.
Silverstone will play Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the mother of Kristy Thomas and love interest of Watson Brewer, played by Feuerstein. The duo are the first two cast members announced for what is described as"a contemporary live action" adaptation of the beloved book series by Ann M. Martin.
"GLOW" alum Rachel Shukert is set to serve as showrunner, with Lucia Aniello attached to direct the single-camera comedy. No premiere date has been announced, though production is currently underway in Vancouver.
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Published by Scholastic, "The Baby-Sitters Club" book series was originally published in 1986, and has since gone on to become one of the best-selling children's book series in publishing history with more than 180 million copies in print.
Netflix first announced theback in February. The show will become the second TV version of "Baby-Sitters Club" to air, following on a one-and-done HBO series in 1990 and a feature film version in 1995 starring Schuyler Fisk, Rachael Leigh Cook and Larisa Oleynik.
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