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'Unauthorized Beverly Hills 90210' TV Movie Coming Soon

'Unauthorized Beverly Hills 90210' movie is coming to the Lifetime Network.

After the success of the "Saved By the Bell" and the upcoming "Full House" behind the scenes TV movies, Lifetime is creating another "unauthorized" TV movie based on the "Beverly Hills, 90210". From Variety:
“The Unauthorized ‘Beverly Hills 90210′ Story” will follow the “roller coaster ride” of the series, highlighting the drama between cast members Jason Priestley, Luke Perry, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling and producers both on and off set. The telepic will follow the show’s ups and downs from many near-cancellations to achieving pop culture phenomenon status and creating international A-listers.
Casting directors are currently looking for actors to play the original stars. This summer's "Unauthorized 'Full House' Story," will premiere this August. The last time the "Beverly Hills 90210" was on television was the CW remake "90210," which lasted five seasons and ended in 2013. 'Beverly Hills 90210' chronicled the lives of a group of friends living in the upscale and star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California as they navigated high school at West Beverly Hills High to college at the fictitious California University, and subsequently into the adult world. BEVERLY HILLS, 90210: Ian Ziering as Steve. BEVERLY HILLS, 90210: Ian Ziering as Steve. Entertainment Weekly named the show #20 on its list of top 100 TV shows in the past 25 years and the series finale had nearly 17 million viewers. Expect this telepic remake to set records for the Lifetime Network as they struggle to compete with major cable networks such as AMC and HBO. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.