Lifetime has given the green light to a remake of a sexy 1980 coming-of-age movie, Deadline.com reports. The movie is the feature "The Blue Lagoon," starring Brooke Shields.
The cable network is moving ahead with a contemporary remake of the romance/adventure, which focused on a marooned boy and girl who grow up and discover sexuality on a tropical island, the story says.
Casting has started and filming is slated to begin in February in Puerto Rico, the piece adds.
The network also has a reboot of “Steel Magnolias” in the pipeline, the story notes.