Almost 25-years after its release, ‘Waiting To Exhale’ made headlines again this week when actress Loretta Devine revealed that a revival of sorts was in the works.
And while the news excited some, others weren’t as welcoming of what appeared to be a “sequel” to the original. Especially given how coveted the classic film is and the tragic absence of Whitney Houston, who died in 2012.
Well, Terry McMillan – the revered writer of the like-titled novel that formed the basis of the movie – has provided clarity.
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Responding to That Grape Juice‘s report about Devine’s comments, McMillan revealed that ‘Waiting To Exhale’ is being re-imagined as a “T.V. Series.”
Interesting! And ultimately a smart move (if a revival is a must), because it dissolves the possibility of direct comparisons.
We’re intrigued. Are you?
Tidbit: click here to read our ode to the original film.