‘Heathers’ TV Land reboot casts new leads for J.D. and Veronica roles

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (UPI) — TV Land’s upcoming television reboot of Heathers has found its new J.D. and Veronica.

According to Deadline, newcomer James Scully will step into the role of the rebellious J.D. while Under the Dome star Grace Victoria Cox will appear as Veronica.

Orginally, Christian Slater and Winona Ryder starred as the characters in the original cult 1989 film of the same name.

First announced back in March, the reboot has been described as a black comedy that will follow a new set of girls who are part of a popular yet evil high school social clique known as the Heathers.

The original film focused on J.D. and Veronica has they plotted revenge against the Heathers with deadly results.

Being reimagined as an anthology series, this new Heathers is expected to begin this fall. No other casting such as who will be playing the group of Heathers has been revealed. Leslye Headland is attached to direct the pilot.


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