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[10/05/21 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 5
Updates include: ABC gives pilot order to Blair Underwood-led "L.A. Law" reboot; Constance Zimmer cast in Amazon's "Shelter"; and Jessica Biel set as new lead in Hulu's "Candy."

[08/16/21 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 16
Updates include: IMDb TV passes on reviving "For Life," "Rebel"; R.J. Cyler cast in HBO Max's "Rap Sh*t"; and Betty Gilpin among latest tapped for "Roar" at Apple TV+.

[07/16/21 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 16
Updates include: Paramount+ orders "Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies" to series; Kate Herron won't return for "Loki" season two; and HBO Max expands potential "Game of Thrones" animated spin-off series.

[02/24/21 - 04:47 PM]
ViacomCBS Unveils Comprehensive Streaming Strategy and Expansive Slate of Originals Headed to Paramount+
Paramount+ will feature a powerful combination of live sports, breaking news and a mountain of entertainment from ViacomCBS' portfolio of world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel.

[10/14/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 14
Updates include: Amazon greenlights "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; Spectrum pulls the plug on "LA's Finest"; and Showtime nixes "The President Is Missing" pilot.

[04/10/20 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 10
Updates include: WarnerMedia confirms "Friends" reunion special won't be ready for HBO Max launch; and Annabel Oakes to spearhead "Grease: Rydell High," also at HBO Max.

[10/29/19 - 05:32 PM]
HBO Max Programming Highlights Unveiled at WarnerMedia Day
The company recaps all of its announced projects to date.

[10/15/19 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Max Orders "Grease: Rydell High" Musical Spin-Off Series
A joyous musical series set in and around the world of Rydell High, the show reimagines the global smash hit movie with some characters you already know, and a whole lot more you will soon meet.







GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES (PARAMOUNT PLUS)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
10/15/19 - 10/5/21
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from ViacomCBS's press release, February 2021) Grease: The Rise of the Pink Ladies - with both classic and new songs, and a diverse cast, the series is a prequel to the unforgettable musical film, Grease, and tells the story of how Frenchy's older sister, Jane, founded the Pink Ladies. The series, from Paramount Television Studios, is executive produced by Annabel Oakes (Atypical, Transparent), Marty Bowen (Twilight) and Erik Feig (La La Land).
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alethea Jones as PROD/DIR (Pilot)
· Annabel Oakes as CRTR/EP
· Erik Feig as EP
· Jamal Sims as PROD
· Justin Tranter as PROD
· Marty Bowen as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Paramount Television Studios
· Picturestart
· Temple Hill Entertainment