An animated Married… With Kids reboot is within the works, with the unique Married… With Kids solid — Ed O’Neill, Katey Sagal, Christina Applegate, and David Faustino — set to star. They’ll reprise their roles because the Bundy household within the sequence, which is being pitched to streaming platforms and networks.
The Married… With Kids reboot is written by Household Man govt producer Alex Carter, who may even function showrunner, ought to the sequence get picked up. It’s developed by Sony Photos Tv (proprietor and distributor of the unique 1987 sitcom, nonetheless standard in syndication), and it’s been in improvement for over a yr, based on Deadline.
The reboot closed offers with the OG solid earlier than procuring it round, and it’s stirring up some robust curiosity within the business already. Fox, Hulu, and Peacock are reportedly the most certainly locations for the present to land. The unique sequence ran for 11 seasons on Fox from 1987 to 1997, serving to the community rise in notoriety.
Fox is already identified for its catalogue of animated grownup comedies like The Simpsons and Household Man. A Married… With Kids animated sequence would seamlessly slot in with that programming. Seeing Al, Peggy, Kelly, and Bud Bundy return in animated kind admittedly appears a bit bizarre to think about, however colour us intrigued nonetheless.
Having the unique solid voice the characters besides makes this a extra interesting prospect than the beforehand toyed with live-action reboot. Faustino reportedly pitched a reboot to Sony in 2016 that will function a divorced Bud shifting again into the outdated home in Chicago along with his ex-wife and greatest good friend. Al and Peggy could be residing in Las Vegas after profitable the lottery, per Deadline.
In 2015, Faustino advised E! Information, “The entire solid, together with Christina, is all the way down to do little bits in it…The thought could be a pilot for a derivative. That’s all I can say proper now. It includes me and few different folks.”
The thought by no means got here to fruition, reportedly resulting from O’Neill, Sagal, and Applegate declining resulting from busy schedules. O’Neill was nonetheless starring in Trendy Household on the time, and Sagal has been voicing Turanga Leela in Futurama since 1993, amongst different TV initiatives. Applegate had a number of movies come out in 2016 and has had a number of extra movies come out since. She at present stars in Useless to Me on Netflix, ending with Season 3 (premiering this Fall).
What do you suppose? Is animation the proper method to convey again Married… With Kids, if it’s to come back again in any respect? Pontificate within the feedback, under.
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