The 1996 comedy First Wives Membership is getting a tv replace, as singer Jill Scott and comic Michelle Buteau are set to star in the small display screen remake of the cult basic.
Initially starring Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn, First Wives Membership shall be tailored into 10 half-hour episodes for Paramount Tv, the community confirmed to Folks. They’re additionally trying ahead to working with Scott and Buteau on the collection, coming to the plenty subsequent 12 months.
Woman’s Journey author Tracy Oliver shall be government producing the varied challenge, and shared her personal pleasure through Twitter.
“SO excited to welcome these two loopy gifted girls, @missjillscott and @MichelleButeau, to the #FirstWivesClub!!!” she wrote. “We bout to have @paramountnet LIT in 2019!!!”
“Thanks for believing,” Scott replied.
— Tracy Y. Oliver (@TracyYOliver) August 2, 2018
The Philly diva will play Hazel, a music famous person who has been silenced by her untrue husband and supervisor. Buteau, a stand-up finest recognized for supporting roles on Comedy Central’s Key & Peele and Broad Metropolis, will play overworked physician Bree, who discovers her husband is dishonest.
The collection will start filming this fall in New York Metropolis.