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Netflix has greenlit “G.L.O.W.,” a comedy series based on the 1980’s female wrestling league, who is exec produced by Jenji Kohan.

Founded in the mid-’80s, G.L.O.W. — which stands for Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling — was a popular professional wrestling troupe on a self-titled show that ran until 1990, and also toured for live shows.

Inspired by the real story behind the wrestlers, the half-hour series will be the fictionalized story of an out-of-work actress who finds one last attempt to live her dreams in the form of a weekly series about female wrestlers. “G.L.O.W.”

In 2011, a critically-praised and award-winning documentary on the group, titled “GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling,” was released. The upcoming comedy series is an extension of the “G.L.O.W.” brand for Netflix, as the documentary became available on the streaming giant.

The project marks a continuation in business with Kohan, who created “Orange is the New Black.” She will serve as an exec producer with “OITNB’s” Tara Herrmann and “G.L.O.W.” co-creators Liz Flahive (“Homeland”) and Carly Mensch (“Nurse Jackie”). Flahive and Mensch — who was a writer/producer on “Weeds,” which Kohan also created — will serve as showrunners.

Kohan recently landed a monster renewal for “OITNB” with three seasons picked up. Kohan is on board the serve as showrunner through the seventh season.

"G.L.O.W.", une comédie basée sur l'histoire de la ligue de lutte féminine des années 1980 et réalisé par Jenji Kohan.

Fondée au milieu des années 80, G.L.O.W. - qui signifie Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling - était un groupe de lutte feminine professionnelle  très populaire jusqu'en 1990.

Inspiré par leurs vraie histoire cette série fun est produit Kohan, créateur "Orange is the New Black".

"Gonflées, glamour, glorieuses... Les filles de GLOW sont prêtes à vous montrer de quoi elles sont faites ! Inspirée d'un show des années 80, la série GLOW raconte l'histoire de Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), une actrice en mal de notoriété qui trouve dans le monde du lycra et des paillettes du catch féminin une dernière chance de se faire un nom.

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