‘Troop Beverly Hills’ Sequel in the Works From Director Oran Zegman
Book your blowout at Christophe and pop your luxury tents — Sony Pictures has ordered a sequel to the 1989 comedy “Troop Beverly Hills.”The film, about a pampered Los Angeles housewife (Shelley Long) who roughs it as Wilderness Girls scout to bond with her daughter, is getting an update from director Oran Zegman, Variety has learned.The Los Angeles-based Israeli director will mark her feature debut with the untitled sequel, set to release under Sony’s TriStar Pictures banner.
“The Greatest Showman” producer Laurence Mark is on board to produce.“Troop Beverly Hills” is perhaps Long’s most memorable movie turn, scoring laughs as a precious fish out of water who applies her Rodeo Drive street skills to the great outdoors.
The original film has seen decades of repeat viewing, praised for its feminist themes and tightly embraced by the LGBTQ community.The sequel’s screenplay is from Aeysha Carr, the
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