'Life-Size 2' with Tyra Banks greenlit at Freeform

The original film premiered on ABC and the Disney Channel in 2000.
By Annie Martin  |  April 20, 2017 at 10:35 AM
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April 20 (UPI) -- Life-Size 2 with Tyra Banks got the greenlight this week at Freeform.

The network confirmed in a press release that the 43-year-old model and television personality will reprise Eve, a doll that comes to life, in a sequel to the 2000 movie.

Life-Size 2 will follow a "grown up" Eve as she helps "a young woman learn to live and love again" and experiences "the ups and downs of real life." The film is described as "a fun, edgy modern Christmas movie."

Banks will also executive produce the movie, which was announced Wednesday at the Freeform upfront. The network also shared plans for a number of other projects, including the new series Marvel's Cloak & Dagger.

"With compelling programming and innovative viewing experiences that combine linear with on-demand, Freeform is redefining what it means to be a television network for today's consumer," Freeform president Tom Ascheim said.

The original Life-Size co-starred Lindsay Lohan as Casey Stuart, and premiered on ABC and the Disney Channel in 2000. Banks voiced her excitement for a sequel in an interview with Variety in 2015.

"I'm really excited about it," she said. "I think it's going to be a blockbuster on TV."

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