Lionsgate and MarVista Leisure are teaming on a sequence of telemovie remakes of previous classics like “The Babysitter’s Seduction”, “Intercourse and Mr.X” and “Intercourse, Lies and Obsession”.
Keri Russell and Phylicia Rashad starred in NBC’s “Babysitter’s Seduction”, Linda Hamilton and Jacqueline Bisset headlined “Intercourse and Mr. X”, and Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna had been the celebs of “Intercourse, Lies and Obsession”.
In keeping with Deadline, MarVista are additionally planning to remake Dolly Parton’s ”Blue Valley Songbird”, Leslie Nielsen starrer “Santa Who” and “A Totally different Form of Christmas” starring Shelley Lengthy.
MarVista CEO Fernando Szew stated, “Timeless tales that outlined the made for tv/film of the week style is a superb supply of confirmed IP. The reimagining of this lane of content material is completely timed with the juncture of the reinvention of the tv paradigm. With the proliferation of accessible viewing platforms, client want for snackable content material in a sea of bingeable sequence, these motion pictures are ripe for re-telling by means of a contemporary and various lens.”
“We’re seeing again and again in as we speak’s market that widespread evergreen content material from a long time in the past is attracting greater audiences than ever on new and rising platforms,” added Lionsgate President Worldwide TV & Digital Distribution Jim Packer, “MarVista is the proper associate with whom to reimagine these timeless tv film classics from the Hearst library with a contemporary and various perspective however with built-in IP worth.”