The ‘L Word’ reboot is officially happening at Showtime

The beloved and groundbreaking lesbian drama The L Word is coming back to Showtime with a reboot that will feature some of the old cast mixed in with new faces.

Series creator Ilene Chaiken will exec produce alongside original stars Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey, The Hollywood Reporter writes. As Chaiken is already plenty busy in her role as showrunner of Empire, so a new showrunner for The L Word is being sought. Showtime is looking for someone with ties to the lesbian community to accurately represent the world the characters will inhabit.

The reboot could also feature some of the non-lead characters from the original.

The show ran from 2004-2009, and rumors of its return have been coming fast and furious of late.

The cast recently reunited to talk about the show’s impact…

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