‘Lie to Me’ Reunion 2021 — Is It Happening?

Lie to Me Reunion, the one we've been wanting for 3 years?

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Rumors of a Lie to Me reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Wednesday (September 23) as reports claimed that Fox confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.

UPDATE 24/09/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Can you believe it's been 11 years since Lie to Me first aired?! (11 years, 8 months, 3 days to be exact.)

Why in the world did Lie to Me end?

When Lie to Me came to an end after 3 years in January 2011, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.

Would a Lie to Me reunion disappoint people?

Lie to Me aired from 2009-2011 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 Roth said he's not sure if Lie to Me would work today. “I don't want to see old Dr. Cal Lightman,” he told a journalist (Roth turned 59 in May). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” he added.

Still hoping for a Lie to Me movie?

In a recent interview, Kelli Williams (who played Dr. Gillian Foster) said she can't imagine a Lie to Me 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 Hayley McFarland (who played Emily Lightman) 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 Lie to Me movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”

On the subject of whether there could be a Lie to Me film, Jennifer Beals stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”

What about a Lie to Me reboot?

Recasting Lie to Me 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 Lie to Me reunion, a Lie to Me movie, or a Lie to Me reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?

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