The key players from the ABC sitcom “Roseanne,” which was one of the biggest comedy hits of the 1990s, are getting back together for a new version of the show, Nellie Andreeva reports on Deadline.com.
“I hear an eight-episode limited series revival of the hit ABC blue-collar family comedy ‘Roseanne’ is in the works with the key cast members reprising their roles, including Roseanne Barr, John Goodman and Sara Gilbert, with Laurie Metcalf and others in the process of joining them,” Andreeva writes in an exclusive.
“The new installment is executive produced by the original series’ EPs Tom Werner, Barr and Bruce Helford as well as Gilbert and Whitney Cummings, with Helford and Cummings co-running,” the report adds. “The project is currently in the marketplace, with multiple networks bidding, including original ‘Roseanne’ home ABC, and Netflix, which has been staging reboots of classic sitcoms including ‘Full House’ and ‘One Day at a Time,’ along with new installments of cult favorites ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘Gilmore Girls.'”