Apr 19, 2018 03:41 PM EST
First Wives Club Returns as TV Series
The First Wives Club, which originally was a film released in 1996, will be getting a small screen reboot. The Paramount Network has ordered a 10-episode series and will begin production this summer.
The film starred Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn, and followed their character's lives as jilted wives in New York City. The series will also take place in New York City and will also follow the format of women who stick together after their marriages fall apart.
Keith Cox, President, Development and Production, Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT said, "Tracy Oliver is a brilliant writer and the perfect visionary to bring this unforgettable story from the big screen to the small screen in a fresh and contemporary way."
Oliver co-wrote the film Girls Trip and will be writing and executive producing the series. Karen Rosenfelt will also be executed with alongside Scott Rudin, who produced the First Wives Club film.
The First Wives Club series is set to premiere in the summer of 2019.
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