It looks like Tea Leoni is getting ready to follow in Carrie Bradshaw's well-heeled footsteps: The actress is in talks to star in a new fashion-based series for HBO.
Deadline.com reports that the cable network has designs on "Spring/Fall," a glitzy "Sex and the City"-esque comedy that follows the adventures of style-savvy Manhattanites.
Leoni - whose last TV gig was the '90s sitcom "The Naked Truth" - is producing the project and would play one half of a fashion partnership between two women with completely different approaches to career, family, and friendship.
Adding to the show's glam factor is filmmaker R.J. Cutler (director of last year's Vogue magazine documentary "The September Issue"), who has also signed on as a producer.
Another HBO comedy about NYC and fashion? SATC was good and ran its course . Now they have How to Make it in America. So HBO is going back to the same well? Come on! There's got to be other programs/program ideas being pitched to HBO!
I agree with an earlier poster that it's not so great of publicity for anything/anyone to be called "The Next ... " ... but that being said, I liked SATC and I would watch this show at least one or two times, see if I like it ... I'll give anything a chance because you never know until you see it, huh?
Not another Carrie B.
No one can be that equinesque (original Carrie) and be seriously taken for a good looker
These people need to take an English class to learn how to spell (or learn to click the spell check button...DUH!!!) and write a complete sentence. Maybe once they completed that they will no longer have the urge to make fun or bully others. What do you look like? Never mind keep hiding behind your giant screen.
Sounds like this could be very STYLISH...
I will watch this. I miss having a fun "girl" show to watch. I think Tea is perfect for it.
I think she looks best with dark hair, like she did in Bad Boys.
Why is everyone commeting on her looks & SJP. Everybody is different & as long as their spouses love them that is all that matters. Time is to short to worry whether you are pretty or not. So what if she is older & did not make good movies; are you paying her bills? can you act? Judge lest you be judged. People are out of work at least she has a job!!!
How on earth could anyone think tea is fat? That is outrageous. She is a beautiful fit woman!
Wow. aside from the fact that ALL these shows are devoid of any substance, no one actually caught the moral lesson of the Devil Wears Prada. is your soul worth a pair of Jimmy Choos?
How 'bout we get TL and SJP together in a project called "Ugly Women Who Set Real Women Back 70 Years." I'd watch that.
Not a fan of Tea Leoni's AT ALL. She's so bland....bad actress.
Excellent. Another show about 40-something women who sleep around while enjoying the travails of menopause. I can't wait to DVR this 'v@gina-monologued' theme show.
Same ol' hash rehashed. Hollywood needs some fresh writers.
Ahh, the female version of Two and a Half Men.
Yay. Now I can have some more time away from my nagging girlfriend!
You mean your hand will be watching TV?
She was hot....back in the 90s. She's just average now.
Tea Leoni may be in lots of movies, but it doesn`t make her an actress.
No. It makes her a potted plant.
Nose is fine but Her jaw is a little masculine and I have never considered her particularly attractive.. she would seem a little miscast as a fashionista too. Hmmmm. Not sure I would watch this.
Wow, these commemts about Tea's looks are outrageous. If you don't like her why are you reading and commenting about her? She's just another human being who happens to be in the public eye because of what she does for a living.
It's about the programming. HBO doesn't need another show starring a middle aged woman messing around with younger men. People need new themes and better content. As a viewer, I expect more.
George Clooney as the writer,for One Fifth Avenue–who should be the shallow bimbo? The fantastic Meryl Streep could play the ambitious board member of the coop.It is a delicious comedy!
When is Bushnell producing One Fifth Ave as a movie? I can see Jennifer Garner as the hedge funders wife, Julia Roberts as the actress,
I don't think SJP was a winner-we just got used to the horse face and grew to love the show. It can happen again
Too old. Too fat. Too masculine. Very drag queen. Good luck.
Seriously? I'm sure you are all just perfect to be passing such harsh judgements on this woman. No wonder it's hard enough for average women to be accepted when people are so tough on models and actresses. Just because people choose poor movie roles doesn't mean that they are undeserving of future opportunities.
and I'm sure you're just a regular ole beauty queen! Wow how can you be so horribly mean?!?
Loved SATC, love fashion, love Manhattan, give us more. And Tea is a great actress!
I can't afford HBO.
I do her but her voice would ruin the orgasm....
Hey HBO, Please drop this from consideration. And if you wanna do a chick show just name it for what it is (i.e."Men are Stupid").
I like tea leoni and her nose. awesome funny actress she shouldve played the wife in that yellow vw comedy with greg kinear little miss daisy? Lol
Oh! And I forgot 'Spanglish' – She's been in all kinds of movies!
Adam Sandler's worst movie to date. Awful.
Have you never seen 'Family Man' or 'Fun With Dick & Jane'? I don't think most of you know who Tea is. Look her up on imdb.com
Both were horrible. Nick Cage is a bald no talent, and Jim Carey stinks. Done deal.
When you reduce your commentary to personal attacks you speak volumes about yourself, not your subject. I loved SATC, if you ignore the second movie; here's hoping HBO can match that magic. Maybe it's a mistake to compare the two, let Tea's project stand on it's own two feet.
SJP is lovely! And no little has-been can follow in the footsteps of Carrie Bradshaw!
Thank you! I totally agree! :)
Only lovely at certain angles and with soft focus.
I hope it will be worth watching. I suppose it's kind of tough having a show on HBO about life, love, and fashion in Manhattan without being compared to SATC. I hope it's good...guess we'll see.
If the writing is good, who the hell knows?
We don't even need the OLD Carrie Bradshaw, much less a new one. Plus, Tea's cute, but she's no spring chicken. Pretty soon she'll be as haggard as SJP.
She looka like a man!
isnt this David Duchovney's wife? has he ever been in anything good? Has she? No, not really. X Files was pretty terrible.
I absolutely loved every episode of satc and lipstick jungle... Candace bushnell is a genious!! And if this is anthing like either I am hooked already. However I think they should allow Sarah Jessica Parker be the other half to this show...
I don't know what you guys are talking about. I've always thought Tea Leoni to be a very attractive women. Certainly prettier than the hatch face of Sarah Jessica Parker. I seem to remember Ms. Parker playing a witch in an old comedy. She certainly looked the part.
tea leoni is too masculine for romantic comedy more like ru pauls drag race dont do it hbo
I agree with Lucy. Tea is just okay. And David is not Fox Mulder! David has some major baggage-don't envy her that hot mess. HBO needs to start Rome again starting with the fall of Rome & how the Vatican came to power. Pope Leo & his young boyfriends would be a fun topic to stir the pot. SATC redux no thanks!
Deadwood would be better. The x-Files program stunk. Californiacation is a far better program.
Like the "Rome" idea.
She may surprise us. I was really impressed with what the "Darryl" from Bob Newhart did with the E.B. character.
Tea is so yesterday. She is a mediocre actress and she does have a twisted nose. HBO, please bring on the quality programs you're known for and not yet another flat comedy.
Tea always brings class to every project she's in – she's funny, tall, and gorgeous, plus she married Fox Muldar – bring it!
David divorced the old coot. (yawn) another snooze fest for HBO.
Tea is hot !!!
Wow- Terry Bradshaw has a great wig!!!
It's never a good start when you are referred to as the "new *insert name*" – you have to be known all on your own. That having been said, SATC was often referred to as the "New Golden Girls" – yet SATC proved to stand on their own two feet. SATC and GG (both great shows) gave me enough episodes on women with "differing views" that I don't need to see more (I can always pop the dvd in!). I want something new!
GG is a "great" show? Grandma, are the people at the nursing home letting you get on the internets again?
I can't believe someone finds Adam Lambert relevant enough to make their screen name a comment about him. Maybe I'll try "Who's the Boss is Unrealistic" as mine in future.
@PO I couldn't agree with you more. It seems like HBO keeps going back to the same well for new programs. This will be the third program about NYC and fashion. The first one being SATC and the second one is the new How to Make it in America. There must be other programs being pitched to HBO that they are declining.
HBO will have to come with somone stronger to get me to add HBO back to my cable. I have never been a fan. I thought she was horriable in Bad Boys with Will Smith and everything else that she did in the 90's. I wonder who will play the other woman in the fashion partnership.
R/T Peggy–She can't possibly be as "horriable" as your spelling. Give it a chance.
What is wrong with her nose?...nothing, that is......why are you attacking her personnaly? really, grow up
It'll be fine. Leoni is a fine actress although I do have hard time seeing her as a shallow fashionista with 1/2 a brain and a -B cup like the original Bradshaw. Goog luck to her. Will watch indeed,coz I love fashion and work in Manhattan.
BROOKLYN Yeah !!!!
Her latest gig was actually on a little show called "E.R."
No it wasn't. She was never even on ER. Look it up.
Might be interesting to me as I am very much into fashion.
It must be hot because I'm firsty... No wait I'm a d0uchebag!
you are such a loser
why are you so judgemental? there is nothing wrong with her nose. the problem is you are used to seeing celebs with fake noses and she dont have that plastic look so you think she is weird. she is a beautiful, kind , NORMAL looking woman. when you judge her, lets see what your nose looks like! put yourself under the microscope mr perfect.
Have ya seen Sarah Jessica Parker? Ok. And you're going to complain about Tea Leoni??? Are you blind?!
WOW - how sad for you - she is a beautiful woman. Not that such is relevant - your comment is inappropriate either way.
Dude , she's a beauty . Better get your eyes checked.
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