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“The L Word” is coming back to Showtime

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It’s been 10 years since the last episode of the original “L Word” premiered, and maybe we will finally know who killed Jenny. The infamous lesbian and bisexual TV show, “The L” Word is coming back.

The “L word: Generation Q” will be released this fall, featuring some of the original cast including Jennifer Beals (Bette), Leisha Hailey (Alice), and Katherine Moennig (Shane). These actors are not only coming back to play their original characters, they are also serving as executive producers for the show.

The original “L word” was set in the 2000s in L.A and focused on the lives of powerhouse lesbian and bisexual women who were excelled at their careers and struggled with the hardships of love. The returning characters were all part of a tight- knit friend group in the original “L word”.

“Generation Q” will also feature new characters from the LGBTQIA community that will face the similar struggles of L.A: love, sex and heartbreak, alongside we see where the returning characters are 10 years after we left them in 2009.

Along with some of the original cast members, Ilene Chaiken, who was the original series creator is the executive producer for “Generation Q” alongside Marja-Lewis Ryan who will also be the showrunner and Kristen Campo.

Other stars are rumored to return from the original series, including Sarah Shahi (Carmen), Pam Grier (Kit), and even the ones who died in the past, Mia Kirshner (Jenny) and Erin Daniels (Dana).

The new season will be an eight-episode series which will begin filming in Los Angeles this summer. If you need to catch up or refresh your memory before this fall, “The L Word” is available to stream on both Showtime and Netflix.