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

04 August 2018, 03:02 PM
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jessica Biel may executive produce 'The Facts of Life' reboot (File Photo)
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jessica Biel may executive produce 'The Facts of Life' reboot (File Photo)

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.

First Published: Saturday, August 04, 2018 02:54 PM
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