‘Rebel Rio’ Reunion 2018 — Is It Happening?

Rebel Rio Reunion, the one we've been wanting for 2 years?

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Rumors of a Rebel Rio reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Tuesday (November 21) as reports claimed that Rede Record confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2018.

UPDATE 22/11/2017 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Can you believe it's been 6 years since Rebel Rio first aired?! (6 years, 8 months, 1 day to be exact.)

Why in the world did Rebel Rio end?

When Rebel Rio came to an end after 2 years in October 2012, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Diego Maldonado (Arthur Aguiar), Tomás Campos Sales Penedo (Chay Suede), Roberta Messi (Lua Blanco), Carla Ferrer Pires (Mel Fronckowiak), Pedro Costa (Micael Borges) and Alice Albuquerque (Sophia Abrahão). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.

Would a Rebel Rio reunion disappoint people?

Rebel Rio aired from 2011-2012 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 Suede said he's not sure if Rebel Rio would work today. “I don't want to see old Tomás Campos Sales Penedo,” he told a journalist (Suede turned 25 in June). “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 Rebel Rio movie?

In a recent interview, Chay Suede said he can't imagine a Rebel Rio 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 Mel Fronckowiak 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 Rebel Rio movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”

On the subject of whether there could be a Rebel Rio film, Sophia Abrahão stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”

What about a Rebel Rio reboot?

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

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