90210 revival

And just like that, our acid-wash jean dreams are dead. Right before Christmas, we brought you word that a Beverly Hills 90120 revival was in the works, with the original cast returning. Now it looks like that’s not the case at all. Whoops! Instead, the project is a mockumentary-style dramedy featuring the cast playing fictionalized versions of themselves.

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Beverly Hills 90210 Revival

Beverly Hills 90210, the hit ’90s show about teenagers being played by 30-year-olds, is coming back. The Beverly Hills 90210 revival is set to feature original cast members Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling, Jason Priestley, Ian Ziering, Brian Austin Green and Gabrielle Carteris, provided a network or streaming service picks it up. The cast is, of course, much older now, so it’s unlikely they’ll still be trying to pass as teenagers. But that would be pretty funny.

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Diablo Cody’s Acting Career To Kick Off With 90210

Diablo Cody and her angel wings

The United States of Tara is Diablo Cody‘s new TV show, launching this Sunday on Showtime – but if you’re imapatient, the premiere epsiode is already streaming from the series’ official site, though if you’re anything like me (in all respects but geographical location) you’ll also tune in on Sunday so that you can watch with live Twitter accompaniment from Ms. Cody herself.  The show was apparently conceived by Steven Spielberg – which is what was said about What Lies Beneath, too if you remember. According to that film’s co-scriptwriter Clark Gregg in the Creative Screenwriting podcast, however, Spielberg’s contribution there amounted to “it’s about, you know, a couple they have a house and maybe it’s an old house and maybe there’s a ghost in the house and at first they think it’s the ghost of somebody from a long time ago and then maybe not” so who knows what he gave Cody to work with.

Out on the road to hype Tara, Cody has been talking about a couple of her other upcoming projects too: Jennifer’s Body and an acting turn on 90210.  But what about them?

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