‘Waiting To Exhale’ Author Terry McMillan Confirms Revival Is A TV Series

‘Waiting To Exhale’ Author Terry McMillan Confirms Revival Is A TV Series

More information has come out about what fans can expect for a follow-up of the Waiting to Exhale film.

Many on social media had mixed reactions after one of the movie’s stars Loretta Devine revealed that a reboot of some sort was in the works. 

She said:

“Well I know Terry and I think Lee Daniels are working on something because she’s been trying to get Waiting To Exhale back for so many years. And because it changed so much for everybody. Not just black women but also, so many shows came out of that with the same girlfriend format that they use.”

She continued,

“But I think they’re doing something about the kids of the women, and I think that’s going to be coming out so look forward, there’s a lot of stuff that is being developed to look forward to.”

Fans hopped on Twitter and pointed out that one of the original stars, Whitney Houstonis no longer with us.

Now, Terry McMillan, who wrote the novel that inspired the movie, has revealed it will actually be a TV series. She tweeted Thursday (Nov. 12th),

So, WAITING TO EXHALE is going to be a TV series. Produced by Lee Daniels. Attica Locke and Tembi Locke are writing. Anthony Hemingway will direct. I lucked out.


Waiting To Exhale
 debuted in December, 1995 and became an instant classic. The film was adapted from the 1992 novel titled Waiting To Exhale, written by Terry McMillan. The movie was produced by Terry McMillan and directed by Forest Whitaker. The film was about four African-American women who were close friends and leaned on each other while navigating through the difficulties of love and relationships. The movie starred Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine.

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Authored by: Char Patterson