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“You got it, dude.” That’s what the Full House cast and creators may soon be saying to the idea of bringing back the family sitcom.
Warner Bros. Television is in the early stages of reviving the John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
As first reported by TV Guide magazine, star Stamos (Uncle Jesse), original exec producer Bob Boyett and series creator Jeff Franklin are leading the charge to bring back the comedy for another run — with some of the original cast on board. Franklin is writing the new version, and former stars Candace Cameron Bure (D.J.), Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie) and Andrea Barber (Kimmy) also are on board, while Saget (Danny) and Coulier (Joey) also are said to be involved in some capacity. No word on whether twins Mary-Kate and/or Ashley Olsen (who played Michelle) would be along for the ride.
The cast has been vocal of late about a potential sequel. Stamos recently told Watch What Happens Live that he was “working on a twist on a sequel,” but noted that it was unclear at the time if it would come to pass. The three leading men reunited in January on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in a bit complete with Joey’s Mr. Woodchuck. Last year, Stamos also reunited his fictional Full House band, Uncle Jesse & the Rippers, to play a medley of their hits with Saget in the audience. They also reunited for a Super Bowl commercial for Dannon’s Oikos Greek yogurt. In July, Coulier gathered Saget, Stamos, Bure and Franklin for his wedding in Montana.
The news comes as repeats of the series, which ran on ABC from 1987 to 1995, remain a ratings standout on Nick at Nite and as fellow TGIF comedy Boy Meets World was relaunched this year with a follow-up, Girl Meets World, with much of the original cast returning in some capacity.
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