Tyra Banks gears up for ‘Life Size 2’


After 17 years, a sequel to the Wonderful World of Disney TV movie “Life Size” is officially in the works, according to a news release from Freeform.

>> Read more trending news

Variety reported on Wednesday that “Life Size 2,” originally in development at Disney Channel, was green lit for Freeform. Both networks are owned by The Walt Disney Company.

Banks starred in the 2000 film as Eve, a Barbie-like doll who comes to life when a little girl, played by an 11-year-old Lindsay Lohan, accidentally casts a spell. Banks will return to her starring role in the film in addition to being an executive producer.

The sequel had been shelved for years and went through a number of script rewrites since being reported as being in development in 2012. 

“In the sequel, everyone’s favorite doll, Eve, has grown up,” a news release said. “This time, she’s magically awoken to help a young woman learn to live and love again and along the way, Eve herself will experience the ups and downs of real life in a fun, edgy, modern Christmas movie.”

It’s not clear if Lohan will be involved in the sequel in any capacity.

“Life Size 2” is set to premiere in December 2018.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Community

Fergie said it was ‘weird’ pretending she was still with Josh Duhamel
Fergie said it was ‘weird’ pretending she was still with Josh Duhamel

While promoting her upcoming album, “Double Dutchess,” singer Fergie is addressing her split from husband Josh Duhamel. The couple, who were married for eight years before separating, announced the separation long after they were actually apart. The timing meant Fergie, 42, and Duhamel, 44, had to respond to questions about each other...
Jake LaMotta dies: When ‘Raging Bull’ punched up Palm Beach County
Jake LaMotta dies: When ‘Raging Bull’ punched up Palm Beach County

The late 1950s were not good years for boxer Jake LaMotta. As anybody who’s seen Martin Scorsese’s masterwork film “Raging Bull” can attest. In that 1980 film, Robert De Niro played the volatile middleweight champion from his brutal determination to win the crown in the ’40s to his disreputable fall a decade...
FDOT: Erosion has closed lane at southbound I-95 Woolbright Road exit ramp
FDOT: Erosion has closed lane at southbound I-95 Woolbright Road exit ramp

Officials on Wednesday said they closed the lane that heads west onto Woolbright Road from the Interstate 95 southbound exit ramp. They do not know when they will reopen it. The closure is due to erosion from storms, a Florida Department of Transportation spokeswoman said.  Drivers can use the southbound to eastbound exit lane to Woolbright...
Palm Beach County’s first FEMA disaster recovery center opens in Boynton Beach 
Palm Beach County’s first FEMA disaster recovery center opens in Boynton Beach 

Boynton Beach’s Carolyn Sims Center is now serving as a FEMA disaster recovery center for those who need help with Hurricane Irma damage. This is the first recovery center to open in Palm Beach County.  The center will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Wednesday. The center is at 225 NW 12 Ave. At the center,...
After Hurricane Irma: What celebrity’s home was destroyed in Key West?
After Hurricane Irma: What celebrity’s home was destroyed in Key West?

There’s no more wondering “Where the Sidewalk Ends” at the late poet and author Shel Silverstein’s former Key West house. Hurricane Irma uprooted a large ficus tree that crushed the 1901 Greek Revival home on William Street, demolishing much of the wooden two-story house and taking a portion of the street’s sidewalk with...
More Stories