The series is created by Rich Eustis and Michael Elis, which ran on ABC from 1986-91. The story follows a group of gifted students at a school called Millard Fillmore High School, somewhere in Manhattan. Along with the group is their history teacher Charlie Moore, played by Howard Hesseman.
The reboot shouldn’t be too far from the original. Two things that we can expect are how it will be modernized and instead of having a male teacher, the class will be having a female teacher named Alicia Adams, played by “One Day at a Time” actress Isabella Gomez.
Jolie Hoang-Rappaport will play Makayla Washington who is an aspiring business mogul and social media queen!
Who is Jolie Hoang-Rappaport, you say? She played Bien from the Emmy-winning HBO limited series “Watchmen“.
Half a year ago, around May, HBO Max ordered a pilot and additional for “Head of the Class” from Amy Pocha and Seth Cohen, who also wrote “American Vandal.”