NBC To Remake ‘Cruel Intentions’ For Television; Sequel Follows Son Of Original Characters

Cruel_intentions_ver1 A sequel inspired by the 1999 movie “Cruel Intentions” which starred Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillippe and Sarah Michelle Gellar, is going to be made into a TV show by NBC.

According to USA Today, the the drama series in development will feature the son of Witherspoon and Phillippe’s character. Witherspoon played Annette Hargrove while Phillippe was Sebastian Valmont who eventually had a son named Bash Casey, now 16-years-old.

The story will follow Casey’s life as he discovers the journal of his father and moves to San Francisco from Kansas to start school at the Brighton Preparatory Academy. Just like his parents relationship, the young man will learn the power of money and sex and its corruption.

On board the television sequel is Roger Kumble, who was the original film’s writer and director. Neal H. Moritz will be helping Kumble lead the series, according to Deadline.

“Cruel Intentions” TV show is but part of a spate of revivals happening on the small screen today, with “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” and “The Notebook” as some of the latest offerings as well.