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Old 07-27-18, 02:02 PM
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All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

Norman Lear Signs New Sony TV Deal, With Talks to Reboot ‘All in the Family’ and More Iconic Series.

The “One Day at a Time” reboot producer Norman Lear has signed a two-year, first-look deal with Sony Pictures Television, it was announced Friday.

The pact, made with Lear and his Act III Production company, includes the option to reimagine some of Lear’s most iconic series, such as “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” “Good Times,” “Maude and Mary Hartman,” and “Mary Hartman,” to name a few.

Sony already produces Lear’s reboot of “One Day at a Time” for Netflix, which is currently filming its third season. The series was developed by executive producer Mike Royce and Gloria Calderon Kellet and inspired by Lear’s 1972 series of the same name.

he fresh take follows the life of Penelope (Justina Machado), a newly single Army veteran, and her Cuban-American family, as they navigate the ups and downs of life.

In addition to Machado, the series stars EGOT winner Rita Moreno, Isabella Gomez, Marcel Ruiz, Todd Grinnell and Stephen Tobolowsky. Lear executive produces the series, along with Royce, Calderon Kellet, and Lear’s producing partner Brent Miller.

We couldn’t be more thrilled to be expanding our relationship with Brent and Norman. Norman is an icon in our industry and it’s a dream come true to be working with him.

We’re excited to create more magic with Norman and Brent,” said SPT President Jeff Frost and Co-Presidents, Chris Parnell and Jason Clodfelter.

“I couldn’t be prouder and more excited about joining Sony Pictures Television, who has the guts to go with a kid,” said Lear.

https://www.thewrap.com/norman-lear-...ersons-reboot/

In today's society, I can't see how a show like All In the Family would go over well. The original was groundbreaking television but the world and times have drastically changed since the 1970's.
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Old 07-27-18, 02:04 PM
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

Was "Maude and Mary Hartman" a crossover series? I must have missed that one.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

No. Do not want.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

What is a 96 year old still doing working in TV? Who knows if he will survive the end of this deal.

You have to emphasize that none of these shows have been greenlit for series. Lear just got the approval to get the rights. He and Sony would have to find and hire producers to create and develop a new version and then it would have to be pitched.
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As easily as people are offended nowadays I can only imagine the shitstorm these shows would create. Hell, I am surprised the reruns are able to be aired today.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

God, no.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

Dumb.

Archie Bunker was the best thing about "All in the Family." Nobody could replace his character today.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

All In The Family was already rebooted.
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Originally Posted by whotony View Post
All In The Family was already rebooted.
It was? You're not talking about "704 Hauser", are you? Because that wasn't a reboot.
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Semantics
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

We're a lot of these series in the same "universe" (as much as they could be in the 70's,80's) ?

It would be interesting to see these characters all occupying the same world and occasionally interacting.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

Originally Posted by milo bloom View Post
We're a lot of these series in the same "universe" (as much as they could be in the 70's,80's) ?
All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude and Good Times were in the same "universe", the middle two were spin-offs of All in the Family and Good Times was a spin-off of Maude (a spin-off of a spin-off!)

But no, I don't want to see reboots of any of these.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

They already rebooted All in the Family...with a Black Family. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108682...nm_flmg_act_54
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

Originally Posted by Giantrobo View Post
They already rebooted All in the Family...with a Black Family. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108682...nm_flmg_act_54
Thanks for the link to that. It was mentioned a couple posts back.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

Originally Posted by windom View Post
It was? You're not talking about "704 Hauser", are you? Because that wasn't a reboot.
All in the Family ITSELF was a reboot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Till_Death_Us_Do_Part
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

Why do you care if these are rebooted? You simply don’t have to watch them.
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

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Why do you care if these are rebooted? You simply don’t have to watch them.
Who?
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Re: All In the Family, The Jeffersons’ and more could be rebooted.

I think something like The Jeffersons could work today. If I were a studio, I wouldn't touch All in the Family with a ten-foot pole in today's social media climate.
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No Sherman Hemsley Jefferson dance/walk, no deal.

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