Will be fascinating to see how a show about killing your classmates plays in this post-Columbine world.
From a press release:
Set in the present day, “good girl” Veronica Sawyer (Grace Victoria Cox) deals with a very different but equally vicious group of ‘Heathers.’ Heather
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The original Heathers was released in the U.S. on March 31, 1989, with a budget of $3 million. Shockingly, it only made a third of that at the box office in spite of critical raves and a 1990 Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature.
Director Michael Lehmann never recaptured the magic, but did direct major features like Hudson Hawk (1991), The Truth About Cats and Dogs (1996) and 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002).
The cast fared better: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannen Doherty certainly did well for themselves.
It has gone on to become a beloved and influential feature — one whose fans have been pushing back against this remake, in spite of Doherty's involvement.