Rumors of a the Jamie Foxx Show reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Thursday (August 13) as reports claimed that The WB confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 14/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 23 years since the Jamie Foxx Show first aired?! (23 years, 11 months, 17 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did the Jamie Foxx Show end?
When the Jamie Foxx Show came to an end after 5 years in January 2001, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Fancy (Garcelle Beauvais) and Jamie King (Jamie Foxx). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Jamie Foxx Show reunion disappoint people?
The Jamie Foxx Show aired from 1996-2001 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 Beauvais said she's not sure if the Jamie Foxx Show would work today. “I don't want to see old Fancy,” she told a journalist (Beauvais turned 53 in November). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” she added.
Still hoping for a Jamie Foxx Show movie?
In a recent interview, Garcelle Beauvais said she can't imagine a Jamie Foxx Show 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 Jamie Foxx 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 Jamie Foxx Show movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
What about a Jamie Foxx Show reboot?
Recasting the Jamie Foxx Show 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 Jamie Foxx Show reunion, a Jamie Foxx Show movie, or a Jamie Foxx Show reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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