Showtime The L Word Sequel Series
Showtime is reportedly readying a return to the groundbreaking drama eight years after the series went off the air, with a sequel series in development. THR reports that creator Ilene Chaiken (who’s currently working as showrunner on Empire) is attached to the project as an executive producer, alongside original stars Jennifer Beals (Bette), Kate Moenig (Shane) and Leisha Hailey(Alice)..!
Should the sequel move forward, the trio of characters would appear to help introduce fans to a new ensemble of women, with the series following their lives, loves and tribulations.
The L Word also starred Mia Kirshner, Laurel Holloman, Pam Grier, Erin Daniels, Sarah Shahi, Daniela Sea and Marlee Matlin, among others, over the course of its six-season run. A spin-off featuring Hailey’s imprisoned Alice, entitled The Farm, was developed by the network in 2008, but was ultimately passed over. Showtime did extend the life of the franchise, however, with reality series The Real L Word, which documented the lives of a group of living in Los Angeles. Debuting in 2010, the series ran for three seasons.