In today’s edition of ’80s movies getting a 21st-century makeover: “Heathers,” the TV show (just two weeks, it was “St. Elmo’s Fire”). According to Variety the dark comedy is being revamped for the small screen by writer Mark Rizzo and “Sex and the City” alum Jenny Bicks.
The original ’88 film starred Winona Ryder as high schooler Veronica, part of a mean-girl clique comprised of girls named Heather. When dreamy newcomer J.D. (Christian Slater) catches Veronica’s eye, she rebels against her “friends,” who one-by-one fall prey to her and J.D.’s deadly plot.