Transgender actor cast in lead role in "Saved by the Bell" reboot

by Laura Mize · Jan 7th, 2020 1:41 pm

Last Updated Jan 7th, 2020 at 2:18 pm

Actor Josie Totah, who came out as transgender in 2018, has landed the star role in a revival of "Saved by the Bell."

The reboot of the popular 1990s show will be produced by NBC streaming service Peacock. Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez, both stars in the original show, will appear in and produce the show.

Totah, a biological male who identifies as a woman, will play a popular, female cheerleader at Bayside High.


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