Have mercy. The executive producer of Netflix’s upcoming TGIF spin-off Fuller House has announced that the Tanner family won’t be fully reunited as we had hoped. In a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert L. Boyett said, “Although Ashley and Mary-Kate will not be a part of Fuller House, I know how much Full House has meant to them and they are still very much considered family." So far, John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber are officially signed on for the series, with Bob Saget and Lori Loughlin currently in talks to appear as well ... Discuss
Ellen DeGeneres will oversee what Vultureis describing as the most “expensive animated program ever produced for television”—a series based on the classic Dr. Seuss book Green Eggs and Ham. From the Seuss-inspired press release:
In this richly animated production / a 13-episode introduction / standoffish inventor (Guy, by name) / and Sam-I-Am of worldwide fame / embark on a cross-country trip / that tests the limits of their friendship. / As they learn to try new things / they find out what adventure brings. / Of course they also get to eat / that famous green and tasty treat!
The show will hit the streaming service some time in 2018 ... Discuss
Well, that didn’t take long. Today, Marvel and Netflix announced that another season of Daredevil is in the works, just weeks after the series was released to the streaming service. Daredevil was an instant critical favorite, and has been a hit among comic fans. The show is the first in a creative collaboration with the comic book studio that will also soon include Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones, Marvel's Luke Cage, Marvel’s Iron Fist and Marvel’s Defenders “a mini-series event that reimagines a team of self-sacrificing, heroic characters.” The new season of Daredevil drops sometime in 2016 ... Discuss
Aziz Ansari is reuniting with the executive producers of Parks and Recreation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ansari is working with Alan Yang and Michael Shur on a new sitcom for Netflix. Not many details are available yet about the plot of the 10-episode series, but according to THR, it may be loosely based on parts of Ansari’s real life. If the show’s pedigree is any indication (in addition to Parks and Rec, Shur is also one of the main creative forces behind Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Office), it may be worth the opportunity to treat yo self to some binge-watching ... Discuss
Cut, it, out: The rumors are true. Netflix is officially ordering a 13-episode sequel series to the classic TGIF sitcom Full House. John Stamos went on Jimmy Kimmel last night to announce the good news. Produced by Uncle Jesse himself, Fuller House will follow a somewhat familiar premise. From The Verge: “Pregnant and recently widowed DJ Tanner-Fuller (Cameron-Bure) is living with her younger sister (Sweetin) and lifelong best friend (Barber) and her feisty teenage daughter. All join to help raise DJ’s two boys and prepare for the birth of the new baby.” John Stamos has also signed on to reprise his role as TV’s coolest uncle. Discussions with the rest of the cast are reportedly also in the works ... Discuss