Tyra Banks To Star In ‘Life Size 2’
Tyra Banks has booked yet another gig. Banks will star in “Life Size 2,” the sequel to the 2000 TV movie originally starring Banks and Lindsay Lohan. The movie is slated to premiere on Freeform in December 2018 as a holiday movie. Banks will reprise her role as Eve, now an adult and will also be an executive producer. In the movie,
Banks reprises her role as a doll that comes to life in Life-Size 2; but in the sequel, written by Sascha Rothchild, everyone’s favorite doll Eve has grown up. This time, she’s magically awoken to help a young woman learn to live and love again, and along the way, Eve herself will experience the ups and downs of real life in a fun, edgy, modern Christmas movie.
The film has been in development since 2012 and originally premiered on the Disney Channel. The move to Freeform will cater to the channel’s older millennial demographic.
The former supermodel, 43, has been making a comeback to TV. In March, she announced that she was returning to host America’s Next Top Model. Banks, who hosted all 22 seasons of Top Model on UPN and the CW, left the show, prior to its move to VH1. It was also announced that she would replace Nick Cannon as host of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. “Life Size 2” will premiere in December 2018 as apart of Freeform’s popular “25 Days of Christmas” programming.