‘Frasier’ reboot: Kelsey Grammer reprising role 17 years after show ended
The hit 90s comedy “Frasier” is set to go back to screens, with Kelsey Grammer repeating his function as radio psychiatrist Frasier Crane in the reboot, ViacomCBS verified Wednesday.
It will be the 2nd time Grammer, 66, repeats the function that has actually specified his profession — having initially looked like Crane in the mid-80s on the similarly cherished series “Cheers.”
However there was no word regarding whether his supporting cast members will join him in the brand-new series, implying the future of Frasier’s bro Niles, played by David Hyde Pierce, and Jane Leeves’ Daphne stay uncertain.
“Frasier’s back — and he’s more exactly the same than ever,” ViacomCBS stated in a declaration Wednesday. “Kelsey Grammer reprises his role as the Dr. Frasier Crane.”
Paramount+ included it was restoring “one of the most highly acclaimed, most successful comedy series of all time.”
“The revival will have everything you love about the original: coziness, great writing, and of course, a cast led by Kelsey Grammer,” the streaming service stated. No date was provided for the revival.
CNN has actually gotten in touch with Grammer’s agents for remark.
Among the most effective spin-offs in TELEVISION history, the program followed Crane back to his home town of Seattle and presented a variety of brand-new characters that had actually not existed in “Cheers.” It went on to go far of its own, taking pleasure in 11 popular years on the air.
Its return was revealed throughout a launch occasion for Paramount+, which will start streaming on March 4. Other programs verified consisted of anthology criminal offense series “American Tragedy” and dark funny “Guilty Party,” while movies consisting of the follow up to “A Quiet Place” and the seventh “Mission Impossible” installation will concern the service after their theatrical run.
ViacomCBS has actually been greatly promoting the platform, a rebrand of the existing service CBS All Gain access to, consisting of with numerous TELEVISION areas throughout the Super Bowl previously this month.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.