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Courteney Cox to Executive Produce & Star in 'Last Chance U' Series

Courteney Cox to Executive Produce & Star in 'Last Chance U' Series

Courteney Cox is taking on a new role!

The Friends actress will executive produce and star in a new scripted series for Spectrum Originals based on the real-life story of Brittany Wagner, the breakout character from the first two seasons of the Netflix docuseries Last Chance U, Deadline reported on Thursday (July 11).

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Brittany, who Courteney will play, is the academic advisor at East Mississippi Community College, a school known for its dominant athletic program that offers young athletes their last hope in achieving pro status. She “is committed to motivating struggling athletes to realize their fullest potential, while they push her to realize her own.”

Click here to watch the series the show will be based off of on Netflix.

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