Date: 26th February 2016

Sarah Michelle Gellar is reprising her Cruel Intentions.

Sarah Michelle Gellar will be reprising her Cruel Intentions role for the upcoming TV spinoff.

The actress, who played the evil Kathryn Merteuil in the original 1999 film, confirmed the news on Instagram.

Gellar posted pictures of her with original writer-director Roger Kumble and producer Neal H Moritz, who are both involved in the series, during the original production and today.

She wrote: "I am happy to say that I will be joining them (and @nbctv) on the new #Crueltv"

The series is set to pick up 15 years after the film, and will see Kathryn vie for control of Valmont International and the soul of Bash Casey, who is the son of her late brother Sebastian Valmont and Annette Hargrove.

Annette, originally played by Reese Witherspoon, is the girl she wronged years ago in the original film.

Source: Press Release