Rumors of a Boston Public reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Friday (November 27) as reports claimed that Fox confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 28/11/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 20 years since Boston Public first aired?! (20 years, 1 month, 5 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Boston Public end?
When Boston Public came to an end after 4 years in January 2004, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Boston Public reunion disappoint people?
Boston Public aired from 2000-2004 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 a Boston Public movie?
In a recent interview, Loretta Devine (who played Marla Hendricks) said she can't imagine a Boston Public 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 Rashida Jones (who played Louisa Fenn) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Boston Public movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Boston Public film, Jessalyn Gilsig stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Boston Public reboot?
Recasting Boston Public 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 a Boston Public reunion, a Boston Public movie, or a Boston Public reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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