Business17 March 2021
Teen Classic “She’s All That” is Getting a Fresh Reboot
Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to rom-com remake He’s All That from Miramax.
Director: Mark Waters (Mean Girls, Freaky Friday)
Writer: R. Lee Fleming Jr. (She’s All That)
Producers: Jennifer Gibgot, Andrew Panay, with Bill Block producing for Miramax
Cast: Addison Rae, Tanner Buchanan, Madison Pettis, Peyton Meyer, Isabella Crovetti, Annie Jacob, Myra Molloy, Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard
The film will reimagine the original plot of the 1999 teen classic She’s All That. The contemporary story will follow an influencer (Rae) who accepts a challenge to turn the school’s biggest loser (Buchanan) into prom king.
Netflix will release the film globally later this year.
He’s All That joins Netflix’s growing slate of live action family films featuring kids and teens, which includes the upcoming film A Week Away, directed by Roman White (Summer Forever). Recent releases include Finding ‘Ohana, directed by Jude Weng (Fresh Off the Boat) and starring Kea Peahu and Alex Aiono; Feel the Beat, directed by Elissa Down (The Honor List) and starring Sofia Carson; WWE’s The Main Event, directed by Jay Karas (Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife) and starring Seth Carr; and 2019 comedy Tall Girl, directed by Nzingha Stewart (Little Fires Everywhere) and starring Ava Michelle.
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