The Baby-Sitters Club: Update, The classic story of five middle-school friends and their inventive babysitting business is set to return this summer for the very first time in decades. The reboot of the Baby-Sitters club couldn’t come at a better time when many of us are feeling so much more fragile than we ever have before and families spending more time together.
The show is streaming on Netflix. The show has a modern take on the beloved bestselling Scholastic book series of the same name that has resonated with several generations of readers.
The first season of the show was written or co-written by women, and eight of them were also directed by women. The entire series is about girl power. both in front of and behind the camera. The show will remind you of your own pre-teen years and put you in the mood for a sleepover with your BFFs.
The prime focus of the show is on what started out as a business venture to help take care of neighborhood children and blossoms into so much more–lifelong tight-knit female friendships.
The show is filled with nostalgia pull–tackles the heart of teen friendship and family life while exploring a wide variety of issues–protective parents, divorce, boy troubles, learning about responsibility, acceptance, and finding yourself.
The show begins to stream on the online video streaming platform Netflix from July 3 Friday. There is a total of 10 episodes in the show.
The cast of the show includes Sophie Grace plays Kristy Thomas, Malia Baker portrays Mary-Anne Spier, Momona Tamada plays Claudia Kishi, Shay Rudolph portrays Stacey McGill and Xochitl Gomez portrays Dawn Schafer. Alicia Silverstone (Clueless) plays Kristy’s selfless single-mother, Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer. And Mark Feuerstein (Royal Pains) plays Elizabeth’s love interest, Watson Brewer. The show focuses on the relevant issues faced by modern aged teens.