- ‘The Wonder Years’ is getting a reboot.
- This time, the show will focus on a Black family in the ’60s.
- Fred Savage will direct the reboot on ABC.
The Wonder Years is officially getting a reboot. This show has been off the air for about 30 years. In the age of reboots, it is no wonder such a classic show is coming back again. This time, the comedy will feature a Black family.
Fred Savage, who starred in the original series, will return as an executive producer and director on the new show. The original series co-creator Neal Marlens will also be involved in the reboot.
‘The Wonder Years’ is getting a reboot on ABC
ABC is hoping to premiere the reboot during the 2021-2022 television season. Of course, the coronavirus pandemic will play a role as many shows are still not able to film. The original series focused on a middle-class family in the ’60s. The reboot will focus on a Black middle-class family in the ’60s, in Montgomery, Alabama.
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ABC has been working hard to have shows that showcase all different types of families. For example, the shows Black-ish and Fresh Off the Boat were newer series on ABC that did very well. ABC has not yet revealed the potential cast of the reboot.
The Wonder Years was on air for six seasons from 1988 to 1993. It starred Fred, Danica McKellar, Dan Lauria, Alley Mills, Olivia d’Abo, Jason Hervey, and Josh Saviano. Daniel Stern was the voice of grown-up Kevin (Fred).
Will you watch the reboot of The Wonder Years?
David Bartha says
Late 60’s early 70’s were my Wonder Years. I could relate, somewhat.