A drama series that cultivated a loyal following in the 1990s is being rebooted, with the announcement today that Freeform has given a put pilot commitment to a new “Party of Five” project.
Original creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman are on board with the project, which comes from Sony Pictures Television.
Freeform said in today’s announcement that the new show “will follow the five Buendias children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.”
The announcement notes that Keyser and Lippman will write the pilot, with Rodrigo Garcia set to direct.
“Party of Five” is created by Keyser and Lippman, who also serve as executive producers and writers. Garcia will also serve as executive producer. Michael Zebede serves as co-executive producer and writer.
The original “Party of Five” premiered in 1994 and ran for six seasons on Fox.