Abbi Jacobson Caused 'A League of Their Own' Fans to “Feel Sick” With Excitement on IG

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Although remakes of classic movies and TV shows may be a little nerve-racking to wait for and watch, the new trailer for Amazon Prime's sports dramedy A League of Their Own has audiences more excited than ever.

Set to drop later this summer, the new historical sports show is giving us a blast from the past with a remake of the iconic 1992 movie with the same name, which starred big names like Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell and Bill Pullman.

If you’re ready to find out more about what’s in store, read on to get all the details about A League of Their Own:

When will A League of Their Own be about?

As a remake, A League of Their Own will still be about the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during World War II. But this time around, it will feature new characters and storylines, all while further exploring important issues like sexism, racism, injuries, sexuality and more.

Photo credit: IMDB
Photo credit: IMDB

When will A League of Their Own premiere on Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime's new show A League of Their Own will be released on Friday, August 12. The exciting announcement was accompanied by the minute-long teaser, which was set to Stevie Nicks' song, "Edge of Seventeen." A League of Their Own will be comprised of eight hour-long episodes. If you're already counting down the days until the premiere date, you'll also want to mark your calendar for every Friday because that will be when new episodes will drop on Amazon Prime.

Ahead of the trailer's release, Broad City actress Abbi Jacobson, who will play Carson Shaw on the show, celebrated the upcoming debut with an exciting announcement sports fan would appreciate. "This is actually happening…. soon!" she captioned a photo reminiscent of a collectible sports card. "You can collect all the cast cards at @leagueonprime #FindYourTeam."

Reacting to the news, fans instantly flooded her Instagram comments section with supportive messages. "I’m so excited I feel sick lol. I never get excited about anything but this is next level," one person wrote. "So proud!! This is going to be epiccccc," another added. "Oh my God SHUT UP 👏❤️😁🎉," a different fan said.

Who will be in the cast of A League of Their Own?

At this moment, the confirmed cast for A League of Their Own includes:

  • Abbi Jacobson as Carson Shaw

  • Chanté Adams as Maxine 'Max' Chapman

  • D'Arcy Carden as Greta

  • Priscilla Delgado as Esti

  • Gbemisola Ikumelo as Clance

  • Roberta Colindrez as Lupe

  • Kelly McCormack as Jess

  • Kate Berlant as Shirley

  • Melanie Field as Jo

  • Nick Offerman as Casey 'Dove' Porter

  • Dale Dickey as Beverly

  • Patrick J. Adams as Charlie

  • Rosie O'Donnell as Vi

How can I watch and stream A League of Their Own?

A League of Their Own will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. If you’re already subscribed to the service, you can watch the new show remake at no extra charge. For those who won’t have an Amazon Prime subscription, you can start off by trying out the service with a 30-day free trial. Afterward, an Amazon Prime subscription costs $12.99 per month. Once you have a login, you’ll be able to watch A League of Their Own on the Amazon Prime Video website or Amazon Prime Video app on iOS and Android.

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