Sweet Valley High TV reboot? It could happen
Brittany Daniel, who played Jessica Wakefield in the 1994 series, says there is 'interest'
Could Sweet Valley High, the show about Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield (the size six, blond, sun-kissed 5-foot-6 identical twins except for the mole on Elizabeth’s left shoulder) be the next show to get a reboot?
It’s possible! At the premiere for Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, Brittany Daniel, who starred in the 1994-series with her twin sister Cynthia, said there is definite interest.
“We have a conversation with Francine Pascal in the next couple of weeks, so yeah, we’re definitely interested in doing a reboot,” Daniel told EW.
Francine Pascal is the creator of the long-running book series that the TV show was based on—the most recent installment of the series was 2011’s “Sweet Valley Confidential”, a novel that took place when Jessica and Elizabeth were in their 30s, so a potential reboot could see the Wakefield girls as adults.
—Reporting by Christina Dugan