Rumors of a My Name Is Earl reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Sunday (January 20) as reports claimed that producers confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2020.
UPDATE 21/01/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 13 years since My Name Is Earl first aired?! (13 years, 4 months, 1 day to be exact.)
Why in the world did My Name Is Earl end?
When My Name Is Earl came to an end after 4 years in May 2009, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Earl Hickey (Jason Lee). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a My Name Is Earl reunion disappoint people?
My Name Is Earl aired from 2005-2009 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 Lee said he's not sure if My Name Is Earl would work today. “I don't want to see old Earl Hickey,” he told a journalist (Lee turned 48 in April). “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 My Name Is Earl movie?
In a recent interview, Jason Lee said he can't imagine a My Name Is Earl reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
What about a My Name Is Earl reboot?
Recasting My Name Is Earl 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 My Name Is Earl reunion, a My Name Is Earl movie, or a My Name Is Earl reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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