Almost 20 years after the show's debut, much of the cast of My So-Called Life will reunite at the second annual ATX Television Festival.
Taking the stage this summer will be Wilson Cruz, Devon Odessa, Bess Armstrong, Devon Gummersall and creator Winnie Holzman. Stars Claire Danes and Jared Leto are unable to attend.
The fat hits the campfire quite literally in Huge, as ABC Family tackles subject matter as tricky as it is weighty and comes up with a winner. This appealing and emotionally engaging series about life in a weight-loss summer camp comes with high expectations, having been co-created by Winnie Holzman, who enthralled a generation with the short-lived but long-remembered My So-Called Life.
Working with her daughter Savannah Dooley (with Holzman's husband Paul Dooley appearing ...
ABC Family's Huge takes place at a weight-loss camp, but executive producer Winnie Holzman says, "You don't need to be fat or have a weight issue to relate to it." The series (Mondays at 9/8c) follows a diverse group of teens. Willamina (Nikki Blonsky) is an outsider who sets out to gain weight to anger her parents, while Amber (Hayley Hasselhoff) is the camp's "golden girl" — with a lot less confidence than it appears. Although different from Holzman's previous shows My So-Called Life and Once and Again, Huge similarly focuses on the scariness of change as the characters struggle and try to figure out who they are.
TVGuide.com: Besides being set at a weight-loss camp, what is Huge about?
Winnie Holzman: Camp is like this set-apart world where people...