Selma Blair Joins ‘Heathers’ Reboot | TV News
Selma Blair will have a recurring role in the Heathers TV reboot, it’s been confirmed. The actress, most famous for her varied roles in Cruel Intentions (1999), Legally Blonde (2001) and Hellboy (which is due a third installment), took to instagram to spread the news.
The post shows Blair in character, Jade, painted by Deadline as ‘a stripper, menthol smoker, who is rough around the edges, but [has] a bit of glamour to her.’ “She’s the gold-digging stepmother to Heather Duke (Brendan Scannell), who is simply biding her time until her 82-year-old husband kicks the bucket“.
Heathers is based on the 1998 black-comedy cult film, which starred Winona Ryder as Veronica and featured Shannen Doherty, Lisanna Falk and Kim Walkers as vicious high school Heathers. For the film’s synopsis, IMDB writes: In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids.
The TV series will be set in the present day, and Veronica Sawyer (Grace Victoria Cox) will have to deal with a new group of Heathers. Shannen Dohertry, original Heathers cast member, will star in the reprisal.
Heathers will premiere in 2018 on Paramount Network.