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Gallery: ‘You’re learning about life. It’s a part of growing up. . . ' The straight stars who have had same sex encounters (BANG Showbiz)At the premiere, Abbi chose to wear a floor-length red dress whilst Jodi opted for a long pink dress with one white boot and one red boot.

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'A League of Their Own' Stars Abbi Jacobson and D'Arcy Carden Dish on Decades-Long Best Friendship (Exclusive)
Abbi Jacobson and D'Arcy Carden are starring together in the new TV adaptation of, and getting the chance to work together in a big way after a long friendship.ET's Cassie DiLaura was on the carpet at the premier of the new Amazon Prime Video series in Los Angeles on Thursday, and spoke with the pair about their history together.«I feel really lucky that I get to do this with her,» shared Jacobson, who is both a star and co-creator of the show. «I met D'Arcy in a commercial acting class and I just feel like this is just the [next level]. Like we've worked together in but not like in this capacity and it just felt so special.»«It made the dynamic of Carson and Greta just sort of jump way ahead,» Jacobson added, referring to her character, Carson Shaw, and Carden's Greta Gill. «The chemistry's there cause we're so close as friends, and yeah, I just feel really lucky.»The characters also have a number of intimate scenes in the series, which both Jacobson and Carden said were ultimately made easier because of their pre-existing friendship.«I think it's actually a little bit easier, once you get past that moment. Because its such a weird thing to do on set with like a full crew… But when you have the person that you're doing it with as like a safe place, its so [much better].»According to Carden, «It's a strange thing to do an intimate scene with anyone on camera, but it was easier and more fun,» with Jacobson.«Honestly, the weirdness went away really fast,» she added.
A League of Their Own Amazon series preview debuts ahead of premiere in August
A new trailer for the Amazon reboot of A League of Their Own debuted Tuesday.The trailer is set to the Stevie Nicks classic Edge of Seventeen and features a montage of clips from the forthcoming eight-episode series, based off the All-American professional women's baseball league that emerged during World War II.The series stems from the 1992 film from the late Penny Marshall, which had a cast including Rosie O'Donnell, Geena Davis, Tom Hanks and Madonna. The latest:A new trailer for the Amazon reboot of A League of Their Own debuted Tuesday, showing clips from the forthcoming dramaAmazon said in a statement that the series 'evokes the joyful spirit of Penny Marshall's beloved classic, while widening the lens to tell the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball.'The streaming service said the series 'takes a deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the league and outside of it.' The show is set in 1943 and based on a different team than the Rockford Peaches, the squad featured in the film 30 years ago.The cast of the forthcoming series stars Abbi Jacobson as Carson Shaw, Chanté Adams as Maxine 'Max' Chapman, Priscilla Delgado as Esti, D'Arcy Carden as Greta, Gbemisola Ikumelo as Clance, Roberta Colindrez as Lupe, Nick Offerman as Dove and Saidah Arrika Ekulona as Toni.
'A League of Their Own': Abbi Jacobson, Chanté Adams and D'Arcy Carden Step Up to Bat in First Teaser
is stepping back up to the plate!A teaser trailer for the upcoming Prime Video series was released on Tuesday, giving fans a first look at the new series, which expands on the world of the Penny Marshall-directed movie of the same name. The 1992 film featured standout performances from Geena Davis, Rosie O'Donnell, Madonna and more, and told a fictionalized story of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which was started in 1943 as a way to keep baseball popular while many American men were fighting in World War II.The new series features a fresh crop of talent, including creator and star Abbi Jacobson,  Chanté Adams,  D'Arcy Carden, BAFTA winner Gbemisola Ikumelo and more, and the teaser trailer shows the ragtag group of ladies fighting to find their way on the field, in the factories and in an ever-evolving cultural landscape.Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television said in a press release that " evokes the joyful spirit of Penny Marshall's beloved classic, while widening the lens to tell the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball. The show takes a deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the league and outside of it.«The series — which is set to debut all eight episodes of their first season on Prime Video on Friday, Aug.