a grease The prequel, centered on high school girl gang The Pink Ladies, has been officially ordered for streaming service Paramount+.
as Variety Report, Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies will be set four years before the original grease film. The ten-episode series will focus on the four original Pink Ladies – Rizzo, Jan, Marty and Francie – before Olivia Newton-John takes over the portrait of Sandy Olsen.
The prequel will be written and executive produced by producer Annabel Oakes, who will also serve as its showrunner. Marty Bowen and Eric Feig will also executive produce.
The spinoff series was first reported back in October, when Paramount Pictures bought the show from HBO Max, rebranding it to the original title. Greece: Rydel High.
rise of pink women Grease is different from the prequel film summer Loving, which was first announced in 2019. The film will tell the story of how grazer Danny Zuko (famously portrayed by John Travolta) met Sandy for the first time.
Earlier this year, Newton-John defended the film against criticism that it was sexist.
“It was a stage play, it’s a musical, it’s fun. It’s a fun movie musical that shouldn’t be taken so seriously,” she told the podcast life of greatness. “I mean, this movie was made in the 1950s through the 1970s.”