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'A League of Their Own' Series Coming to Amazon!

'A League of Their Own' Series Coming to Amazon!

A League of Their Own is getting a reboot!

An hour-long series, based on the 1992 Penny Marshall film, will be hitting Amazon, the company announced in a press release Thursday (August 6).

The series come from executive producers and co-creators Abbi Jacobson, who also stars, and Will Graham.

“This reinterpretation of A League of Their Own evokes the joyful spirit of Penny Marshall‘s beloved classic, while widening the lens to tell the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball. The show takes a deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the League and outside of it,” the press release declares.

The series stars Abbi and Chanté Adams, alongside D’Arcy Carden, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Kelly McCormack, Roberta Colindrez, and Priscilla Delgado, with recurring guest stars Molly Ephraim, Kate Berlant and Melanie Field.

“28 years ago, Penny Marshall told us a story about women playing professional baseball that up until then had been largely overlooked. We grew up obsessed with the film, like everyone else. Three years ago, we approached Sony with the idea of telling a new, still overlooked set of those stories. With the help of an enormously talented team of collaborators, an amazing cast, and the devoted support of Amazon to this project, we feel beyond lucky and excited to get to bring these characters to life. It took grit, fire, authenticity, wild imagination and a crackling sense of humor for these players to achieve their dreams. We’re hoping to bring audiences a story with all of those qualities,” the co-creators said.

This beloved show is also getting a modern reboot!

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