Rumors of a Suburgatory reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Monday (June 27) as reports claimed that ABC confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2023.
UPDATE 28/06/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 10 years since Suburgatory first aired?! (10 years, 9 months, to be exact.)
Why in the world did Suburgatory end?
When Suburgatory came to an end after 3 years in May 2014, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Tessa Altman (Jane Levy) and George Altman (Jeremy Sisto). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Suburgatory reunion disappoint people?
Suburgatory aired from 2011-2014 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 Sisto said he's not sure if Suburgatory would work today. “I don't want to see old George Altman,” he told a journalist (Sisto turned 47 in October). “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 Suburgatory movie?
In a recent interview, Alicia Silverstone (who played Eden) said she can't imagine a Suburgatory 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 Cheryl Hines (who played Dallas Royce) 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 Suburgatory movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Suburgatory film, Malin Akerman stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Suburgatory reboot?
Recasting Suburgatory 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 Suburgatory reunion, a Suburgatory movie, or a Suburgatory reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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