NBC’s Fried Green Tomatoes Series to Star Reba McEntire!

Written by on October 15, 2020

Almost 30 years after the movie, there’s news about Reba McEntire starring in a Fried Green Tomatoes series on NBC!

Photo Source: FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, 1991, (c) Universal/courtesy Everett Collection

People says that the series will be Written by Jennifer Cecil. “The hour-long episodic drama is described as a modernization of the novel and movie that will explore the lives of the descendants from the original work, the outlet reported.”

Reba is set to play a present-day Idgie Threadgoode in the NBC series. She will also serve as executive producer “alongside Norman Lear, who was an executive producer on the film, and his producing partner Brent Miller,” Variety reports. No word yet on a release date, but this could be good!

Cover Photo Image Credit: Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press

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