Leonardo DiCaprio, Jessica Biel may executive produce 'The Facts of Life' reboot

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

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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.

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

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