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Netflix to release modern take on ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Singer-actor Sabrina Carpenter is ready to headline the musical reimagining primarily based on Lewis Carroll’s storybook fantasy

Singer-actor Sabrina Carpenter is ready to headline a musical reimagining primarily based on Lewis Carroll’s storybook fantasy “Alice in Wonderland“.

The Netflix challenge, titled “Alice”, may also have Carpenter produce the movie beneath her newly launched At Final Productions banner.

Based on The Hollywood Reporter, the crew behind the favored Netflix dance film “Work It” will reunite for the movie. Carpenter beforehand served as an govt producer on “Work It“.

“Alice” is billed as a recent tackle the basic Carroll story.

Whereas particulars are being saved beneath wraps, the movie will probably be set towards the backdrop of a music pageant referred to as “Wonderland“.

Ross Evans will pen the unique screenplay.

Together with Carpenter, Leslie Morgenstein and Elysa Dutton are producing for book-to-screen banner Alloy Leisure. Alloy additionally backed “Work It”, and is related to Netflix for its well-liked psychological thriller sequence “You”.

‘GLOW’ season 4 cancelled by Netflix due to COVID-19

The present, starring Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin and Marc Maron, was renewed for its ultimate season final yr and had began manufacturing in February

Streaming platform Netflix is not going to go forward with the fourth and ultimate season of feminine wrestling dramedy GLOW, as a consequence of manufacturing delays attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.

GLOW, starring Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin and Marc Maron, was renewed for its ultimate season final yr and had began manufacturing in February.

It completed one episode and began filming on the second earlier than the coronavirus pandemic led to manufacturing shutdown in mid-March.

“We’ve made the troublesome resolution to not do a fourth season of ‘GLOW’ as a consequence of COVID, which makes taking pictures this bodily intimate present with its massive ensemble forged particularly difficult. We’re so grateful to creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, Jenji Kohan and all of the writers, forged and crew for sharing this story concerning the unbelievable girls of GLOW with us and the world,” a Netflix spokesperson mentioned in an announcement to Deadline.

GLOW additionally featured Sydelle Noel, Kate Nash, Britney Younger, Gayle Rankin, Kia Stevens, Sunita Mani, Jackie Tohn, Kimmy Gatewood, Britt Baron, Rebekka Johnson, Ellen Wong, Chris Lowell, Marianna Palka, Shakira Barrera, and Bashir Salahuddin.

The collection was impressed by the short-lived Eighties wrestling TV present of the identical identify, which stood for Attractive Girls of Wrestling.

Netflix has beforehand reversed the renewals of The Society and I Am Not Okay With This within the wake of the pandemic.