According to Deadline, the classic 1986 ABS comedy series Head of the Class is getting the remake treatment courtesy of HBO Max. The streaming platform has ordered a pilot and five additional scripts for a half-hour multi-camera comedy based on the original show.
American Vandal writers Amy Pocha and Seth Cohen will pen the pilot and will serve as executive producers and co-showrunners along with Uncle Buck creators Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley.
Per the report, the reimagined series, “revolves around a group of overachieving high school students who meet their greatest challenge — a teacher who wants them to focus less on grades and more on experiencing life.”
Head of the Class ran from 1986 to 1991 and followed a group of students a Millard Fillmore High School in Manhattan and their experiences with history teacher Charlie Moore, played by Howard Hesseman.