“Grease” prequel “Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies,” focusing on high school gang the Pink Ladies, has been ordered by streamer Paramount+. The 10-episode series will be set four years before the original “Grease” film and will focus on the four original Pink Ladies – Rizzo, Jan, Marty and Frenchy – before Olivia Newton-John’s Sandy Olsson comes into the picture.
The prequel will be written and executive produced by creator Annabel Oakes, who also will act as its showrunner. Marty Bowen and Erik Feig will also will executive produce.
“Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies” is in addition to “Grease” prequel film “Summer Loving”, which will tell the story of how greaser Danny Zuko first met Sandy.