In honour of Normand LéarOn the occasion of its 99th birthday, TBS recently announced that it has developed a remake of the satirical soap opera “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” which aired on weeknights from 1976 to 1977 in daily syndication. The series followed a housewife from Ohio named Mary Hartman (played by Louise Lasser in the original) who has faced unusual incidents throughout his daily life. Lear produced the series which lasted 325 episodes.
In a statement shared on his birthday yesterday, Lear said: “The kick of kicking when I’m 99 today is learning that TBS is developing ‘MHMH’ and will allow us make a new version with Emily Hampshire. ” He added, “As someone who believes his 99 years on this planet is due to the amount of laughter he has enjoyed over the years, here are the next 99.
According to Deadline, the update to the series will be co-written and produced by the alumnus of “Schitt’s Creek” Emily hampshire who will also be the main character. Jacob Tierney (“Letterkenny”) will be co-writer with Hampshire and will also be executive producer. Léar and Brent Miller will also be executive producer.
Modernized “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” finds woman from small town (Hampshire) who feels like a person in all aspects of her life until she suddenly becomes a “verified” person on social media social after her mental breakdown went viral.