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Posted Wednesday 7/18/18 at 1:42PM EDT
Neve Campbell approves of the Party of Five reboot, says she'd love to reprise her character
“I love the idea of the new reboot because it’s very timely,” Campbell told Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live. “From what I understand (after talking with co-creator) Chris Keyser… they’re doing it with a Mexican family whose parents have been sent across the border, and they have to figure out how to stay together and be a family and raise each other. I think that’s really poignant and important, and I’m really impressed. So if they want me to come… and do a scene in it, I probably would.”
Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 11:25PM EDT
Here are the most notorious failed spinoffs based on characters from hit shows
Source: The A.V. Club
Friends spinoff Joey, Party of Five spinoff Time of Your Life and Columbo spinoff Mrs. Columbo are among the failed spinoffs developed from hit show characters.
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Posted Thursday 1/25/18 at 9:04PM EST
The Party of Five reboot is one of seven new TV projects that shine a spotlight on immigrants
Concurrent with the DACA debate, immigration has become a hot topic this pilot season. “It’s such a present issue,” says Party of Five co-creator Amy Lippman, who is behind the immigration reboot of her 1990s Fox drama. “It’s unavoidable and heartbreaking and it’s on the news every single night. And all these show creators are feeling that same incredibly rich source of storytelling.” Lippman says she doesn’t mind there being so many shows focused on immigrants on the works: “Nobody ever said, why are there two shows about white people and white people’s families? It’s at the heart of the debate about what this country is and what it’s going to be,” she adds. “It triggers all of that.”
Posted Thursday 1/18/18 at 2:19PM EST
Party of Five reboot with immigration twist lands at Freeform
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Original Party of Five creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman will be back as part of “sizable put-pilot order” for the reboot of the 1990s Fox sibling drama, which will revolve around five siblings are left alone when their immigrant parents are deported back to Mexico.
Posted Friday 10/13/17 at 11:28PM EDT
TV shows about immigrants are suddenly all the rage
Source: The Washington Post
The Trump administration’s ramping up of deportations and cracking down on illegal immigration has inspired the reboots of popular TV shows, as well as potential new network series. That’s in addition to immigration being a hot topic on such shows like Fresh Off the Boat, Jane the Virgin and Superstore. Roswell and Party of Five are both being rebooted with an immigration twist, while Norman Lear’s One Day at a Time was remade with a Latino family that has an undocumented immigrant character. CBS’ In the Country We Love and CW’s Case are also shows in development that tackle undocumented immigration.
Posted Wednesday 9/27/17 at 3:06PM EDT
A Party of Five reboot with a Latino immigration twist is in the works
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The creators of the nineties Fox drama series, Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman, are developing a new version of Party of Five that’s still in early development, without a network. It will revolve around a first-generation Latino immigrant family in the United States.