Ever since the spin-off Rydell High, based on the classic movie Grease, was announced, people have been excited to see the show on new streaming service HBO Max. However, change is on the horizon with the title moving to a new location.
According to Variety, not only has the show been renamed Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies, it will be going to Paramount+ instead – the upcoming streaming platform from ViacomCBS.
The series is set to have four hour-long instalments and is a musical comedy about how the Pink Ladies transformed the Rydell High institution. Originally, it was approved by former WarnerMedia Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt.
When there was a change in executive management, Casey Bloys took over the project and it was decided the project would not be pursued with HBO Max. Instead, CBS All Access will be replaced by Paramount+ early next year – and that’s where we will find the title.
What’s more, there is also a prequel movie coming from Paramount Pictures called Summer Lovin, so it makes sense that the Rise of the Pink Ladies title is moving to the new streamer. For fans of the music in the original, there will be new songs coming up as there is reportedly no deal for the original score at the time of writing.