It has been over 30 years since “Kristy’s Nice Thought” launched us to the unique members of The Child-Sitters Membership. Now Kristy Thomas, Mary Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, Stacey McGill, and Daybreak Schafer are heading to Netflix!
The web streamer has formally ordered a 10-episode, live-action sequence based mostly on Ann M. Martin’s bestselling ebook sequence. Very like the novels she started publishing in 1986, the reboot will observe 5 buddies (and the others who be a part of all through the sequence) who determine to open up a babysitting enterprise of their sleepy city of Stoneybrook, CT. In a press launch despatched out on Thursday, Feb. 28, Netflix described the reboot as a “family-friendly” adaptation geared to copy the books’ “well timed story of feminine friendship, entrepreneurialism and empowerment.”
“The themes of The Child-Sitters Membership nonetheless resonate 30 years after the unique ebook sequence was launched and there has by no means been a extra opportune time to inform an aspirational story about empowering younger feminine entrepreneurs,” mentioned Melissa Cobb, vp of Children & Household at Netflix. “Along with Ann M. Martin and the workforce at Walden Media, our ambition is to contemporize the storylines and adventures of this iconic group of girlfriends to mirror modern-day points.”
Because the sequence might be set within the current, the “modern-day points” the sequence will deal with embrace divorce, racism, and belonging in a sequence geared for teenagers, teenagers, and adults. Martin and Walden Media’s Naia Cucukov will produce the sequence with GLOW‘s Rachel Shukert serving as showrunner and Broad Metropolis‘s Lucia Aniello serving as each director and govt producer. There is not any phrase on when manufacturing will start, however keep tuned for extra data because the sequence shapes up!