Rumors of a Melrose Place reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Thursday (October 29) as reports claimed that Fox confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 30/10/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 28 years since Melrose Place first aired?! (28 years, 3 months, 22 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Melrose Place end?
When Melrose Place came to an end after 7 years in May 1999, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Melrose Place reunion disappoint people?
Melrose Place aired from 1992-1999 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 Melrose Place movie?
In a recent interview, Alyssa Milano (who played Jennifer Mancini) said she can't imagine a Melrose Place 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 Linden Ashby (who played Dr. Brett Cooper between 1997 and 1998) 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 Melrose Place movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Melrose Place film, Heather Locklear stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Melrose Place reboot?
Recasting Melrose Place 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 Melrose Place reunion, a Melrose Place movie, or a Melrose Place reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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