Netflix is rebooting the very popular series of books ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ with a TV Show. We have the teaser trailer, the first look photos and all the details surrounding the show below.
The Baby-Sitters Club
Premiere Date: July 3, 2020
Format: Single Camera (Live Action)
Total Episodes: 10 x ~30 minutes
Showrunner: Rachel Shukert
Executive Producers: Rachel Shukert, Lucia Aniello, Lucy Kitada, Michael De Luca, Frank Smith and Naia Cucukov
Producer/ Author: Ann M. Martin
Cast: Sophie Grace (Kristy Thomas), Malia Baker (Mary Anne Spier), Momona Tamada (Claudia Kishi), Shay Rudolph (Stacey McGill), Xochitl Gomez (Dawn Schafer), Alicia Silverstone (Elizabeth Thomas- Brewer), Mark Feuerstein (Watson Brewer) and Marc Evan Jackson (Richard Spier)
Netflix’s new series The Baby-Sitters Club is based on the best-selling, beloved book series that follows the friendship and adventures of Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace), Mary Anne Spier (Malia Baker), Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada), Stacey McGill (Shay Rudolph) and Dawn Schafer (Xochitl Gomez) as the middle-schoolers start their babysitting business in the town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut. Rounding out the cast, Alicia Silverstone plays Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the selfless single mother of Kristy Thomas and love interest of all around good guy Watson Brewer, played by Mark Feuerstein.
Ann M. Martin, the series author and show producer, conceived the idea of these inspiring young girls with different backgrounds, personalities and opinions that were brought together by a business venture they created and bonded through the friendships they forged. The adaptation of the contemporary dramedy that continues to champion friendship, female empowerment and entrepreneurship was led by Rachel Shukert (Glow) as showrunner and Lucia Aniello (Broad City) as executive producer and director.
For more details surrounding the show please head over to this link: www.netflix.com/thebaby-sitters.com
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