Fanatic Feed: Doogie Howser Reboot Finds Its Lead, Sopranos Film Delayed, and Extra!


Here’s a wrap-up of all of the information you want to know from Thursday, January 2021.

The forthcoming female-led reboot of Doogie Howser has discovered its lead in Peyton Elizabeth Lee (Andi Mack).

The collection is titled Doogie Kameāloha, M.D., and is a female-led reimagining of the basic ABC medical dramedy, the streamer introduced Thursday.

Peyton Elizabeth Lee

The streamer additionally dropped the logline:

Set in modern-day Hawaii, the 10-episode comedy follows Lahela “Doogie” Kamealoha, a combined race 16-year-old woman, juggling a budding medical profession and life as a youngster.

Guiding Lahela (and likewise complicating issues) is her household, together with her spit-fire Irish mom who’s additionally her supervisor on the hospital, and her ‘Native Boy’ father struggling to simply accept that his daughter is not his little woman.

The unique Doogie Howser starred Neil Patrick Harris, and aired on ABC from 1989 to 1993.

The remainder of the forged will likely be introduced at a later date.

Sarah Chalke and Katherine Heigl for Netflix

Over at Netflix, the streamer has dropped the full-length trailer for its Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke drama collection, Firefly Lane.

The 2 TV veterans star as greatest buddies, who take care of no matter life throws at them.

“The best love story of all could be between buddies. When unlikely duo Tully (Katherine Heigl) and Kate (Sarah Chalke) meet at age fourteen, they couldn’t be extra completely different,” reads the official logline of the collection, which relies on the e-book collection from Kristin Hannah.

“Tully is the brash and daring woman you possibly can’t ignore, whereas Kate is the mousy shy woman you by no means discover. However when a tragedy brings them collectively, they’re bonded for all times — ceaselessly inseparable greatest buddies.”

“Collectively they expertise thirty years of ups and downs — triumphs and disappointments, heartbreak and pleasure, and a love triangle that strains their friendship.”

Firefly Lane Duo

“One goes on to fabulous wealth and fame, the opposite chooses marriage and motherhood — however by way of the many years, their bond stays — till it faces the final word take a look at.”

Creator Maggie Friedman serves as showrunner and govt producer together with govt producers, Peter O’Fallon, Katherine Heigl, Shawn Williamson, and Lee Rose.

The forged additionally consists of Ali Skovbye (When Calls the Coronary heart) and Roan Curtis (The Magicians) as younger variations of Tully and Kate, plus Ben Lawson (Doubt), Yael Yurman (The Man within the Excessive Citadel), and Beau Garrett (Girlfriends’ Information to Divorce).

The trailer actually provides us a glimpse on the BFFs by way of the years as they transfer on to new chapters, however their friendship turns into strained at some factors.

Elsewhere, The Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark has been pushed again from a March 12 big-screen launch to Sept. 24, per Selection.

The film can also be slated to debut on HBO Max the identical day it hits theaters, following within the footsteps of Marvel Lady: 1984.

The superhero film launched on HBO Max December 25 concurrently with theaters to offer followers extra choices on how you can navigate watching films in these pandemic-filled instances.

The flick stars Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Berntha,l Corey Stoll, Michael Gandolfini, Billy Magnussen, John Magaro, Michela De Rossi, Ray Liotta, and Vera Farmiga.

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Lastly, Lifetime is headed again to the world of V.C. Andrews.

The four-movie occasion collection V.C. Andrews’ The Landry Household is about to air on Lifetime over two weekends, Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21, after which on Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 (starting at 8/7c every evening).

Starring within the films are Kristian Alfonso (Days of our Lives), Marilu Henner (Taxi), Richard Harmon (The 100), Jennifer Laporte (V.C. Andrews’ Net of Goals), and Evan Roderick (Spinning Out).

Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Comply with him on Twitter.

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