Rumors of a Clara Sheller reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Sunday (February 23) as reports claimed that producers confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 24/02/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 14 years since Clara Sheller first aired?! (14 years, 9 months, 6 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Clara Sheller end?
When Clara Sheller came to an end after 4 years in December 2008, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Clara Sheller (Zoé Félix) and Clara Sheller (Mélanie Doutey). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Clara Sheller reunion disappoint people?
Clara Sheller aired from 2005-2008 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. But Doutey said she's not sure if Clara Sheller would work today. “I don't want to see old Clara Sheller,” she told a journalist (Doutey turned 41 in November). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” she added.
Still hoping for a Clara Sheller movie?
In a recent interview, Bernard Le Coq (who played Gilles father in 2008) said he can't imagine a Clara Sheller 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 Patrick Mille (who played JP in 2008) 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 Clara Sheller movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Clara Sheller film, Charlotte de Turckheim stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Clara Sheller reboot?
Recasting Clara Sheller 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 Clara Sheller reunion, a Clara Sheller movie, or a Clara Sheller reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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