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Kristin Davis Joins CBS' BAD TEACHER Adaptation

March 13
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Kristin Davis Joins CBS' BAD TEACHER Adaptation

Charlotte York Goldenblatt is about to get BAD for CBS.

Former SEX AND THE CITY star Kristin Davis has signed on to co-star in the network's upcoming adaptation of the 2011 film BAD TEACHER, according to Deadline.

The series follows Meredith Davis (Ari Graynor), a recent divorcee who decides to become a teacher in order to land a new husbanD. Davis will take on the role of Ginny, "a history teacher, choir director, Faculty President and Meredith's nemesis." Lucy Punch originally played the role opposite Cameron Diaz in the film.

David Alan Grier and THE TALK's Sara Gilbert have also signed on to co-star in the pilot.

The project comes from Hilary Winston (COMMUNITY, HAPPY ENDINGS) who will write the script and serve as executive producer. Original screenwriters Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky are also on board for the pilot.

For the original report, head on over to Deadline.

Davis is best known for her iconic, six season portrayal of Charlotte York in HBO's Golden Globe and Emmy-winning series "Sex and the City". For her performance Kristin earned individual Best Supporting Actress nominations for both an Emmy and a Golden Globe AwarD. Davis and her co-stars also won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. She went on to co-star in the big screen version of Sex and the City and Sex and the City 2, the sequel to the 2008 blockbuster hit. Davis also starred as the devious Brooke Armstrong in the hit pop culture phenomenon, "Melrose Place." Additional television credits include the TNT Original Movie The Winning Season, also starring Matthew Modine, as well as guest-starring roles on classic shows like "Will & Grace," "Seinfeld," "Friends," "ER" and "The Larry Sanders Show." Most recently, Davis starred in and executive produced Of Two Minds, a Lifetime original movie that deals with mental illness and the family. Additional feature film credits include Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, the holiday comedy Deck the Halls, The Shaggy Dog and Robert Rodriguez's children's adventure film, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D. No stranger to the stage, Davis made her London stage debut in May 2006 as Sunny Jacobs in The Exonerated. Some other favorite stage credits include Brave New World, a three-day marathon of 50 short plays marking the anniversary of the terrorist attacks, and Land of the Dead, opposite Paul Rudd. She also recently appeared in the Broadway Revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man."

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