NBC Is Working on a Cruel Intentions TV series

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

NBC is working on a Cruel Intentions TV series

The 1999 film starring Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon and Sarah Michelle Gellar is being updated for as a follow-up TV series. It’ll tell the story of Bash Casey, the son of Witherspoon and Phillippe’s characters. Cruel Intentions was recently turned into an “Unauthorized Musical Parody."


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