The CW Plans Female-led Lean On Me TV Series, Based On the 1989 Film

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The CW plans female-led Lean On Me TV series, based on the 1989 film

The CW is retooling the 1989 film Lean On Me starring Morgan Freeman as a female-led hourlong TV series to be produced by none other than NBA great LeBron James, according to Deadline.

Wendy Calhoun will write and produce the show alongside James & Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment, John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius’ Get Lifted, and Warner Bros. TV.

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The new series is officially described as follows: “When a spirited young black teacher Amarie Baldwin scores the principal job at an Akron, Ohio, public high school, she must dig deep to transform a failing campus into an urban oasis. In a time when education and sch

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