There is a real-life Edina Monsoon, you guys, and her name is Lynne Franks. Franks was a notorious player in London's fashion P.R. industry in the '80s and '90s, and was friends with Jennifer Saunders, who based the character of Eddie on her. Franks seems to own the whole Absolutely Fabulous thing — she titled her… »
working on a remake » of , set in L.A. Yay for more boozy, over-40 best friends; boo to the idea that you could ever replace the original Patsy and Edina. But! Jennifer Saunders is involved with the project, so our fingers are crossed. Could be awesome.