Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies
Genre
Created byAnnabel Oakes
Based on
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producerAnnabel Oakes
Production companies
Distributor
Release
Original networkParamount+

Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies is an upcoming musical romantic comedy streaming television series that is scheduled to premiere on Paramount+. It is a continuation of the first two Grease films, based on the musical of the same name by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.

Premise

The series continues the adventures of students attending Rydell High School.

Production

Development

The series was given a straight-to-series order by WarnerMedia in October 2019 under the title Grease: Rydell High, set to air on their streaming service HBO Max.[1] In April 2020, Annabel Oakes was hired to write the pilot episode and act as executive producer for the series.[2] In May 2020, the title of the series was changed to Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, and it was announced that the series is set to premiere in 2021.[3]

In October 2020, it was announced that the series would instead premiere on Paramount+ after Chief Content Officer for HBO and HBO Max Casey Bloys decided to not move forward with the series at HBO Max. Along with the change of network, Annabel Oakes was announced to serve as creator of the series.[4]

Filming

The series is scheduled to be filmed in California after receiving a tax credit to shoot in the state.[5]

References

  1. ^ Petski, Denise (October 15, 2019). "'Grease' Spinoff Series 'Rydell High' Ordered By HBO Max". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 10, 2020). "'Grease: Rydell High': Annabel Oakes To Write & EP HBO Max Spinoff Series". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on April 13, 2020. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  3. ^ @WarnerMedia (May 27, 2020). "#HBOMax is here! 🥳 Our groundbreaking streaming platform features iconic and beloved programming from across the WarnerMedia portfolio, a roster of new Max Originals, & fan-favorite acquired franchises & films" (Tweet). Retrieved May 31, 2020 – via Twitter.
  4. ^ Thorne, Will (October 14, 2020). "'Grease' Spinoff Series Moves From HBO Max to Paramount Plus (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on November 19, 2020. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  5. ^ Patten, Dominic (December 16, 2019). "'Impeachment: American Crime Story', 'Star Trek: Picard' & 'Euphoria' 2nd Seasons Among CA Tax Credit Winners". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on June 4, 2020. Retrieved June 1, 2020.