Lifetime to Air ‘Saved By the Bell’ Biopic, Original Casting Director Robin Lippin On Board
A dramatized, made-for-TV movie based on the on-set lives of the actors who played Zach, Kelly, AC Slater, and the rest of the Bayside gang is set to premiere on ‘Lifetime’ this Monday, July 1.
Variety reports the details…
“The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story” is produced by Front Street Pictures and Ringaling Productions Ltd. for broadcast on Lifetime. Exec producers are Harvey Kahn (“Flowers in the Attic”) and Stephen Bulka (“Dear Mom, Love Cher”). The film is directed by Jason Lepeyre (“Restless Virgins”) and the teleplay is written by Ron McGee (“The Nine Lives of Chole King”).
HitFix has the cast list and photo.
-“Blink” star Taylor Russell McKenzie as Lark Voorhies (Lisa Turtle)
-“Degrassi: The Next Generation” star Dylan Everett as Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zack Morris)
-Newcomer Alyssa Lynch as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen (Kelly Kapowski)
-Julian Works of “Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones” as Mario Lopez (A.C. Slater)
-Tiera Skovbye of “Supernatural” as Elizabeth Berkley (Jessie Spano)
-Sam Kindseth of “Shameless” as Diamond (Screech Powers)
And of course, the obligatory Jessie Spano Caffeine Pill Freakout
“I’m so excited… I’m so exciteeeed!… I’m so… SCARED!”