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DiCaprio, Jessica Biel planning to reboot classic 1980s sitcom "The Facts of Life"

The cast also included Lisa Welchel as Blair, Kim Fields as Tootie, Mindy Cohn as Natalie and Nancy McKeon as Jo.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 13:17:53 IST
DiCaprio, Jessica Biel planning to reboot classic 1980s sitcom "The Facts of Life"
  • The series, created by Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon, was nominated for three Emmys over the course of its nine-year run. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jessica are planning to reboot the classic 1980s sitcom "The Facts of Life".

The two actors are in negotiations with Sony Pictures Television regarding a possible reboot of the popular show, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

If finalized, DiCaprio and Biel will executive produce the show through their respective companies.

The original series, a spinoff of "Diff'rent Strokes", ran on NBC from 1979-88 with more than 200 episodes. The show featured actor Charlotte Rae as Edna Garrett, a housemother at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.

The series, created by Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon, was nominated for three Emmys over the course of its nine-year run.

The cast also included Lisa Welchel as Blair, Kim Fields as Tootie, Mindy Cohn as Natalie and Nancy McKeon as Jo.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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