Netflix's Reboot of the Baby-Sitters' Club Just Got Its First 2 Cast Members
Netflix is putting the pedal to the medal and has tapped the first two stars of its Baby-Sitters Club reboot. Alicia Silverstone and Mark Feuerstein have signed on to join the series as Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer and Watson Brewer, the mother and stepfather of BSC founder Kirsty Thomas, respectively. It's pretty fitting that Silverstone is joining the production, since she has a history of starring in pop culture classics. (Yes, I am referring to Clueless, as if anyone could forget.)
Based on Ann M. Martin's bestselling book series, the 10-episode, live-action series was picked up by Netflix back in February and will follow the babysitting adventures of five friends (and the others who join throughout the series) who decide to start a business in their sleepy town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut. The Walden Media-produced series will be set in the present and tackle modern-day issues that include divorce, racism, and belonging in a series geared for kids, teens, and adults.
Keep an eye out for more cast additions as pre-production continues along — fingers crossed we meet our baby-sitters club members sooner rather than later!