The 1995 blockbuster comedy film Clueless celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary in pandemic ridden 2020. The coming of age film had already launched a spin-off and has now reportedly inspired another incarnation which is, as of now, under development.
According to reports from reliable journalists, Peacock streaming service is planning to create another “Clueless” show which will have some unexpected “twist.”
However, Amy Heckerling who wrote and directed the 1995 film will not be involved in the modern version of Clueless, but instead, Jordan Headout and Guss Hickey have been roped in as the head writers of the show.
The Head Writers also comically described the new show’s plot. “baby pink, blue-tinted, tiny sunglasses-wearing, oat milk latte, and Adderall-fueled look at what happens when queen bee Cher disappears and her lifelong number two Dionne steps into Cher’s vacant Air Jordans. the remake will be based on Dionne.
In the 1995 film, Alicia Silverstone had played the role of Cher while Stacey Dash had played the role Dionne, but the new show has no plans of casting them again, but there have been rumors that they will be offered cameos to please the fans of the popular show.
The talks of Clueless has been buzzing on the internet since the last year, but it was reportedly put on hold, but as the ties with Peacock streaming service has been established, and the show has got a new home, it is expected that the development of the show will pick up some pace. Variety has confirmed the news.
Clueless was released in 1995. The plot of the story was loosely based on Jane Austen’s novel Emma that was published way back in 1815. Scott Rudin and Robert Lawrence had produced the film while Amy Heckerling had directed it. The ensemble cast of the film included Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, Brittany Murphy and Dan Hedaya.
The plot of the story revolved around a high school girl named Cher Horowitz. Horowitz is a smart, pretty and rich girl who meets Tai Frasier, a new student and becomes friends with her. The plot then follows Horowitz who sets on to give Frasier an appearance change. The spin-off film came out in 1999 and ran for three seasons.
The 1995 film, since its release, has developed a cult following and is currently enjoying its legacy in the domain.