The legacy of the Penny Marshall-directed movie A League Of Their Personal lives on in Prime Video’s new collection of the identical identify, and you’ll check out what to anticipate within the first trailer for the collection which dropped at this time.
Broad Metropolis star Abbi Jacobson is co-producing the present, and can star as Carson, one of many gamers impressed by the real-life girls’s baseball league, the All-American Ladies Skilled Baseball League. She can be joined by her Broad Metropolis co-star D’Arcy Carden, and the forged additionally consists of Roxanne Roxanne‘s Chanté Adams, Nick Offerman, Gbemisola Ikumelo, and Roberta Golindrez. In keeping with the Prime Video press launch, the collection will take “a deeper have a look at race and sexuality, following the journey of an entire new ensemble of characters as they carve their very own paths in the direction of the sphere, each within the league and outdoors of it.”
The collection is impressed by the 1992 movie which starred Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Lori Petty, and Madonna, however the actors won’t be reprising any of the roles that appeared within the authentic, as a substitute they’re enjoying all new, authentic characters throughout the similar baseball universe. One actor from the unique movie has been confirmed to visitor star within the collection; Rosie O’Donnell, who starred within the movie as third-basewoman Doris Murphy, confirmed that she’s going to seem within the present in a brand new function as a bartender at a neighborhood homosexual bar.
All eight episodes of the primary season of the present will premiere on Prime Video August 12. The movie model of A League Of Their Personal can also be out there to stream on Prime Video.