Sarah Michelle Gellar to reprise her role in new Cruel Intentions TV series
Sarah Michelle Gellar has revealed that she is to star in the new TV reboot of Cruel Intentions.
The actress, who played Kathryn Merteuil in the original 1999 movie, will play the same role in the new TV series. She confirmed the news on Instagram last night (February 24th).
#throwbackthursday (a bit early in Los Angeles) this picture was taken on the eve of production on the original #cruelintentions. Its me #rogerkumble (director) and #nealmoritz (exec producer) and the other is a picture of us now on the eve of production on the new #cruelintentions. That's right "everybody loves me, and I intend to keep it that way" #kathrynmerteuil is back!!! I am happy to say that I will be joining them (and @nbctv ) on the new #Crueltv
The TV series is set to pick up 15 years after the film, it will reportedly see Gellar's Kathryn vie for control of Valmont International and the soul of Bash Casey, who is the son of her late brother Sebastian Valmont and Annette Hargrove.
Gellar starred alongside Ryan Phillipe and Reese Witherspoon in the original movie, which was a modern day retelling of 1782 French novel Les Liaisons dangereuses. Released in 1999, it was a box office success with a gross of $75 million and spawned two straight to DVD sequels.