3LW Bringing 'Cheetah Girls' To TV, May Get Real In Atlanta
Trio may turn upcoming Atlanta recording sessions with Jermaine Dupri into reality show.
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HOLLYWOOD — If
one little woman with a music career can star in a sitcom — that being Eve — why not two or three?
Bailon and Kiely Williams of 3 Little Women, better known as 3LW, have signed with ABC for a
TV series based on their recent Disney movie, "The Cheetah Girls."
representative for the group and the show's producer, Debra Martin Chase ("The Princess Diaries"), said they are also discussing
writing in a role for Jessica Benson, who joined the trio after Bailon and Williams made the movie.
[to film] in April," Williams said at Teen People's recent Artist of the Year party. "We're excited."
movie, "The Cheetah Girls" sitcom will be based on Deborah Gregory's four-year-old book series about a girl group of different
ethnic backgrounds, similar to 3LW . Actresses Raven (a.k.a. Raven-Symone of "The Cosby Show" fame) and Sabrina Bryan ("The
Bold and the Beautiful") will reprise their roles on the show, which will shoot in Toronto.
"The Cheetah Girls" may
be one of two upcoming TV projects for 3LW. Bailon said the trio are in talks about filming the recording process for their
next release as a reality show.
"I think it's gonna be called 'Welcome to Atlanta' or something like that," she said.
The working title refers to the home of their new label head, Jermaine Dupri, with whom they will record Phoenix Rising
"We're going to Atlanta on December 8, and we'll actually be living there for two months," Bailon said.
finished our part of the album, all seven songs, and JD will add his four," Williams added. "We're gonna make history."
tracks so far include "After This," which they performed at the Lady of Soul Awards, "Bling Bling" and "Gangsta."
3LW leave for Atlanta, they hope to secure a production company for their next movie, a heart warmer they wrote themselves
called "My Daughter's Keeper"
The girls, who hail from different East Coast cities, have also been busy
decorating a house they recently bought together in Los Angeles.
"It's the three of us and Kiely's mom always," Bailon
said. "We always need a chaperon with us. My mom would be mad if there wasn't anybody watching me."