The Wonder Years is coming back.
30 years after the show ended, ABC is teaming with Empire‘s Lee Daniels and Fred Savage to reboot the classic coming-of-age series, which will now feature a Black family, THR reported Wednesday (July 8).
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“The comedy has received a sizable pilot-production commitment and will open a mini-writers’ room once the network approves the script. The goal, per sources, is for the new Wonder Years to be developed for the 2021-22 television season,” the outlet reports.
The original series starred Fred in the 1960s suburbs, and the new version “focuses on how a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, in the turbulent late ’60s made sure it was ‘the wonder years’ for them, too.”
Original series co-creator Neal Marlens is attached as a consultant. Fred will also be directing. We’re excited to see the re-imagined series!
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