Rumors of a As the World Turns reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Tuesday (August 11) as reports claimed that CBS confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 12/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 64 years since As the World Turns first aired?! (64 years, 4 months, 10 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did As the World Turns end?
When As the World Turns came to an end after 55 years in September 2010, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would an As the World Turns reunion disappoint people?
As the World Turns aired from 1956-2010 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules.
Still hoping for an As the World Turns movie?
In a recent interview, Tom Pelphrey (who played Mick Dante between 2009 and 2010) said he can't imagine an As the World Turns reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Kristen Connolly (who played Josie Anderson between 2008 and 2009) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did an As the World Turns movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be an As the World Turns film, Zach Roerig stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about an As the World Turns reboot?
Recasting As the World Turns for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of an As the World Turns reunion, an As the World Turns movie, or an As the World Turns reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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