The main cast and key art have been revealed for Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the best-selling ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ book series.
Netflix is currently working on their own adaptation of the best-selling book series The Baby-Sitters Club. The series will have 10 episodes with a single camera format. Currently the main cast is as follows:
- Sophie Grace (Kristy Thomas),
- Malia Baker (Mary Anne Spier),
- Momona Tamada (Claudia Kishi),
- Shay Rudolph (Stacey McGill),
- Xochitl Gomez (Dawn Schafer),
- Alicia Silverstone (Elizabeth Thomas- Brewer),
- Mark Feuerstein (Watson Brewer)
Netflix’s new series THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB is based on the best-selling book series, that follows the friendship and adventures of Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace),Mary-Anne Spier (Malia Baker), Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada), Stacey McGill (Shay Rudolph), and Dawn Schafer (Xochitl Gomez) as the middle-schoolers start their babysitting business in the town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut. Rounding out the cast, Alicia Silverstone plays Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the selfless single-mother of Kristy Thomas and love interest of all around good guy Watson Brewer, played by Mark Feuerstein. Ann M. Martin, the beloved series author and producer on the new series, was the first to conceive the idea of these inspiring young girls with different backgrounds, personalities and opinions that were brought together by a business venture they conceived and bonded through the friendships they forged. The adaptation of the contemporary dramedy that continues to champion friendship, female empowerment and entrepreneurship was led by Rachel Shukert (Glow) as showrunner and Lucia Aniello (Broad City) as executive producer and director.