Famed director Lee Daniels will executive produce and Fred Savage, the star of the initial series, will direct a reboot of the hit program– this time constructed around a Black family, ABC revealedWednesday
The half-hour funny will concentrate on how a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, “in the turbulent late 1960’s, the same era as the original series, made sure it was The Wonder Years for them too,” the network stated.
The reimagining comes as concerns of racial justice have actually taken spotlight in Hollywood and around the world following the death of George Floyd in cops custody.
The initial “Wonder Years” series was a coming-of-age dramedy focused around teenager Kevin Arnold and his ruralfamily It was set from 1968 to 1973 and operated on ABC from 1988 to1993
Daniels has actually had a well-known profession, consisting of an Academy Award election for directing the 2009 movie “Precious” and his Fox series “Star.”
He is presently dealing with the release of the movie, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” a drama based around the lawsuit of the famous vocalist.
Savage has actually taken a profession for himself directing tv programs consisting of “Modern Family” while continuing to act in series consisting of “Friends from College” and “American Dad!”