A sixteen candles– An inspired TV show is on the way, but it brings huge changes from the original movie. Deadline reports that Peacock will be the home of 15 Candles, a “reconfiguration” of John Hughes’ film. The half-hour series will follow “four young Latinas entering high school as they overcome their sense of invisibility while exploring what it means to leave childhood behind through the lens of the traditional rite of passage. ‘adulthood: the quinceañera’. 15 Candles is developed by Tanya Saracho (Vida), Gabriela Revilla Lugo (Whiplash, Palm Springs) and global entertainment superstar Selena Gomez.
sixteen candles starred Molly Ringwald as Samantha, a 15-year-old girl unexcited about her impending Sweet 16 birthday due to the chaos caused by her sister’s wedding. To make life worse, she has eyes for Jake (Michael Schoeffling), a high schooler at her high school, but she’s afraid he doesn’t like her being a virgin. While dealing with all of this, Samantha constantly pushes away Ted (Anthony Michael Hall), a nerdy classmate who seems to be the only boy who loves her. The film was Hughes’ directorial debut, from a screenplay he wrote. sixteen candles was both a critical and financial success, and has long been a fan favorite of Hughes’ films.
Although it is unknown whether or not Gomez will appear in front of the camera for 15 candles, fans can still see in the upcoming season 2 of Only murders in the building. In the show, Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short play the role of three strangers bonded over living in the same apartment building in New York City, but find camaraderie in their mutual love of true-crime podcasts. After the death of one of their neighbors, the trio suspect that his death was not the easily closable case that the police find, so they set out to investigate on their own and took the opportunity to create their own. true crime podcast.
However, all is not as it seems, and the three new friends soon find their bond tested in a way that leaves fans laughing and wondering what mysteries might be down the next lane. In addition to the three main actors, Only murders in the building Season 1 also stars Amy Ryan and Aaron Dominguez. Nathan Lane and Tina Fey appear in recurring roles, and musical icon Sting also appeared in early episodes.