A Heather Is Joining The ‘Heathers’ Reboot! Shannen Doherty Cast In TV Land Series
Shannen Doherty played one of the Heathers in the 1988 cult film “Heathers.” Now that it is getting a reboot on TV Land, the actress has agreed to become a part of the show that will feature new Heathers.
Doherty worked with Winona Ryder in the original “Heathers” movie, along with Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker and Christian Slater. The movie, black comedy, is about a high school clique with all of the girls named Heather.
The planned reboot will now feature a male actor in the role she used to play. Heather Duke is now called Heath in the “Heathers” reboot and it will be played by Brendan Scannell.
Doherty’s role in the “Heathers” reboot is still not known, but the actress shared a photo of herself as Heather Duke on her Instagram. The character is known for her rebellious streak. This is great news for Doherty, who has not made it a secret that she is battling cancer.
The “Heathers” reboot also stars Jasmine Mathews. Other casting announcements have bot yet been made. TV Land has also not yet announced when “Heathers” will premiere. Watch the trailer to the first “Heather” in the video below.
[via TV Guide]