Shannen Doherty, Selma Blair appear in first 'Heathers' trailer

By Karen Butler  |  Jan. 19, 2018 at 7:14 AM
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Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Paramount Network has released its first trailer for the upcoming dark comedy series Heathers.

Set to premiere on March 7, the show is a contemporary remake of the 1988 film starring Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannen Doherty.

The new version features Grace Victoria Cox as high-school student Veronica Sawyer, James Scully as her murderous boyfriend JD, and Melanie Field as Heather Chandler, Brendan Scannell as Heather Duke and Jasmine Mathews as Heather McNamara -- Veronica's wicked frenemies.

Thursday's preview of the series introduces all of these characters and offers a glimpse of Doherty pointing a gun and talking to Selma Blair, an actress famous for another "teens behaving badly" classic -- Cruel Intentions. It is unclear what roles the women play in the Heathers remake.

In real life, Doherty recently completed treatment for breast cancer.

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