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NBC Casts Transgender Teen as Lead for Reboot of Classic TV Comedy ‘Saved by the Bell’

NBC Casts Transgender Teen as Lead for Reboot of Classic TV Comedy ‘Saved by the Bell’

Josie Totah, an 18-year-old transgender female actor, has been cast as the star of the new “Saved by the Bell” reboot, which will premiere this year on NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service called Peacock. The Hollywood Reporter announced on Jan. 6 that Totah will play a cheerleader named Lexi, the most popular girl at Bayside High. …

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