A number of sitcom stars That ’70s Show definitely will reunite and appear in That ’90s Show. A sitcom that chronicles the life of Eric Forman (Topher Grace) and his best friend in the 70s will be turned into a spin-off that Netflix is working on.
Netflix also released a sneak peek of That ’90s Show, featuring Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp returning to parent Eric Forman’s character.
“The same Red and Kitty. Different decades. This is the sneak peek of That ’90s Show!” tweeted the @NetflixIsAJoke account, Saturday (1/5).
Reported EW On Saturday (30/4), it is also confirmed that the upcoming spin-off will be filled with familiar names, in addition to Topher Grace, Kurtwood Smith, and Depra Jo Rupp.
Some of them are Laura Prepon, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunisand Wilmer Valderrama who played Eric Forman’s best friend on That ’70s Show.
However, Danny Materson, who played Hyde in the previous series, had to be absent because he was sued for several allegations of sexual assault. Materson, who has denied the charges, will stand trial on three counts of rape.
In addition, a number of new actors and actresses will also be starring in That ’90s Show. They are Ashley Aufderheide, Callie Haverda, Mace Coronel, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Reyn Doi and Sam Morelos.
That ’90s Show is set in 1995 and tells the story of Leia Forman (Callie Haverda), the daughter of Eric Forman and Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon) while visiting her grandparents during the summer holidays.
That summer vacation was a moment for Leia to hang out with the kids at Point Place, Eric and Donna’s hometown.
As reported Variety on Saturday (30/4), the first season of the series consisted of 10 episodes. However, there has been no official announcement regarding the broadcast schedule for this spin-off.
That ’70s Show co-creators Bonnie and Terry Turner are also confirmed to join as executive producers and writers. They will be assisted by Gregg Mettler who acts as writer, executive producer and showrunner.
That ’70s Show itself is a sitcom series that premiered in 1998 and was broadcast by Fox. The series consists of eight seasons with a total of 200 episodes.