There's a 'Practical Magic' prequel series on the way on HBO

There's a 'Practical Magic' prequel series on the way on HBO

WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service HBO Max has added three new original shows to its programme, Variety reports.

Generation, Red Bird Lane and an adaptation of Alice Hoffman's novel The Rules Of Magic are currently in the works for the streaming platform.

The Rules Of Magic will be a prequel to the much-loved 1998 movie Practical Magic, starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman.

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The show will centre around three troubled siblings - Franny, Jet and Vincent Owens - living in 1960s New York, who come to learn that they're descended from witches. The novel and the 1998 film explore the two sisters' inability to find love without it ending up being fatal for their lovers.

It will be written and executive produced by Jessica Jones creator Melissa Rosenberg via Tall Girls Productions and Dana Barratta, who also worked on Jessica Jones as co-executive producer, with Denise Di Novi and Nina Tassler of PatMa Productions. Hoffman will also be co-executive producing.

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Generation, one of the other two upcoming HBO Max shows, was created and will be written and co-executive produced by Zelda Barnz, the 17-year-old daughter of Daniel and Ben Barnz. It will follow a group of high school students as they explore modern sexuality, life, love and the family in their conservative community. Daniel will be co-writing with his daughter and Lena Dunham will also executive produce.

Red Bird Lane, the pilot for which has also been ordered by the streaming platform, is a young adult drama and psychological horror series about eight people who arrive at an isolated house for entirely different reasons only learn something heart-poundingly sinister.

It is not yet known when the three shows will be available to stream.