According to The Hollywood Reporter, Doherty will be playing a "pivotal, unnamed character." Considering the actress posted the photo above -- featuring the classic red scrunchie worn by whoever is No. 1 -- it's hard to imagine she won't still be Heather Duke. Doherty captioned her photo "Sneak peek from the #Heathers set..... jealous much? @tvland," giving us flashbacks to...
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There's really no topping the original croquet set, and TV Land doesn't really seem to be trying. The new show changes the Heathers dynamic in a more modernized story. This time, THR reported, the popular crowd has changed significantly:
"Heather McNamara (originally played by Lisanne Falk) is a black lesbian played by Jasmine Mathews; Heather Duke is a male who identifies as gender-queer whose real name is Heath (played by Brendan Scannell); and Heather Chandler (Kim Walker) has a body like Martha Dumptruck and will be played by Melanie Field. Newcomers James Scully and Grace Victoria Cox star as J.D. and Veronica, respectively."
What's their damage? We'll have to wait for more details to find out. But it's great to see Doherty back in action after being diagnosed with breast cancer, which she's been battling since 2015. Let the power of the red scrunchie give you strength!
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Veronica (Winona Ryder) is part of the most popular clique at her high school, but she disapproves of the other girls' cruel behavior. When Veronica and her new boyfriend, J.D. (Christian Slater), confront clique leader Heather Chandler (Kim Walker) and accidentally poison her, they make it appear a suicide. Soon Veronica realizes that J.D. is intentionally killing students he does not like. She races to stop J.D. while also clashing with the clique's new leader, Heather Duke (Shannen Doherty). Read More