Lucia Aniello, the director, described the show’s source material as ‘ahead of its time’
‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ is a comedy series on Netflix, and returns for a second season this year! But unlike the original book series on which the program is based, there is unlikely to be a further 129 series to follow suit. The author, Ann M Martin, acted as producer on Netflix’s reboot of the stories; the first 10 episodes of which were released on the streaming platform in July of last year.
The series follows a small group of five friends, founded by Kristy Thomas (played by Sophie Grace), who run a babysitting business together, in the fictional town of Stoneybrook, in Connecticut. The friends getting together charts out their friendship, and the drama that comes with it, coupled with the fear and challenges of growing up (from parental punishments to crushes and first-time girl issues).
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🚨 Major news alert 🚨 THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB returns for an all-new season October 11th on Netflix! Please take a minute of your day to check out these precious first look photos 💜 pic.twitter.com/a37iwxATwa
— Netflix Family (@netflixfamily) August 26, 2021
Season 2 of ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ will drop on Monday, October 11.
Where to watch?
The series will be available to stream on Netflix.
Not every part of the story is derived from the original books. Having said that, one storyline sees club member Mary Anne babysitting a transgender child, called Bailey. “The Baby-Sitters Club books were so inclusive for the time that they were written, and we wanted to carry that through to the present day,” series creator Rachel Shukert told Vanity Fair, last year.
Lucia Aniello, the director, described the show’s source material as “ahead of its time”.
Sophie Grace as Kristy Thomas
Sophie Grace is an American TV and film actress, from Philadelphia. She always seemed destined for the stage, and so began performing regularly from the young age of 3, in school and local plays, before professional training at age 10. Grace went on to sign with bi-coastal representatives and booked the role of Kristy Thomas in Netflix’s original series ‘The Babysitters Club’.
Momona Tamada as Claudia Kishi
In 2021, Momona will reprise her breakout role as Claudia Kishi in Season 2 of Netflix’s ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’. In the film industry, Momona recently wrapped production on Paramount’s upcoming action film ‘Secret Headquarters’, where she will be starring alongside Owen Wilson. Brinkwire Brief News.