Shannen Doherty Joins 'Heathers' TV Reboot

Ryder et al in Heathers

"Heathers" told the story of a popular teen (Winona Ryder) who hooks up with a sociopath rebel (Christian Slater) who plots to murder all the cool kids at Westerberg High, including a trio of mean girls named Heather.

Doherty captioned her photo "Sneak peek from the #Heathers set. jealous much?"

Variety reports reports that Shannen Doherty has been cast in the upcoming TV reboot of Heathers for TV Land. Shannen Doherty revealed on Instagram that she's joining TV Land's reboot of "Heathers", which is now under way in Los Angeles.

Amid her battle with cancer, Shannen Doherty is still working on a project that brings back a flash from her past.


According to to the news outlet, the evil Heathers will be played by a black lesbian (Jasmine Mathews) and a male who identifies as "gender queer" whose name is Heath (Brendan Scannell).

There is no set premiere date for Heathers TV pilot, but production is now underway in Los Angeles.

J.D. and Veronica will be played by James Scully and Grace Victoria Cox. Sources say the anthology component will be similar to FX's Fargo and feature a new group of "Heathers" - no matter the setting. The show is now being filmed around Los Angeles, and was written by Jason Micallef (Butter) and the pilot is directed by Leslye Headland (Sleeping With Other People).

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