A Reboot Of ‘The Wonder Years’ is Officially “In The Works” For 2021

Vulture, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and other media outlets, ‘The Wonder Years’ is getting a reboot!” data-reactid=”27″ type=”text”>According to reports in multiple media outlets, the classic sitcom ‘The Wonder Years’ is getting a reboot – with a twist.  The original ‘Wonder Years’ focused on a white, middle-class family and teenager Kevin Arnold’s coming-of-age life issues; however the new series will center around a Black, middle-class family living in Montgomery, Alabama, during the tumultuous 1960s.

The cast and details of the reboot have yet to be released, but Neal Marlens, the co-creator of the original series, is working as a consultant on the reboot. Fred Savage, who starred in the original series, will be working as the pilot director. In addition to original cast members and creators playing a role in the reboot, Saladin K. Patterson of The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men is one of the executive producers. Patterson will team up with Empire co-creator Lee Daniels and Savage.

The pilot episode of the reboot is set to air on ABC in 2021.

Pilot for “The Wonder Years” reboot featuring Black family in the works

Via www.cbsnews.com
 

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