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‘The L Word’ Reboot May Ignore The Final Season, As The Search for a Showrunner Grows Close to Ending

sarah-shahi-and-mia-kirshner-in-entertainment-weekly-magazine-june-2017_1When it comes to the reboot in development, “The L Word” creator Ilene Chaiken says they’re “very close” to finding a new showrunner to lead the show’s return — and that they “may forget” that the controversial final season of the show “ever happened.”

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According to the “Empire” executive producer, speaking to reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour, the new showrunner will represent “a new voice” for the series, reflective of a younger generation. “One of the kids, somebody who knows what’s going on in that world,” Chaiken said. “I’m passing the baton.”

That person will be a member of the LGBTQ community — this was something Chaiken said was “essential.”

Chaiken confirmed that the new series was well in the works before the recent EW cast reunion, » See full article at Indiewire Television

 

- Liz Shannon Miller

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