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Spin-off ‘That ’90s Show’ heading to Netflix

Spin-off ‘That ’90s Show’ heading to Netflix

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Red and Kitty Forman are returning for an upcoming spin-off series to hit sitcom 'That '70s Show'

That ’90s Show, a spin-off series to hit sitcom That ’70s Show, is in development at Netflix, with original cast members Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp set to return.

According to a Variety report, Smith and Rupp will be reprising their roles as parents Red and Kitty Forman on That ’70s Show. The 10-episode spin-off series will have the original show’s multi-camera sitcom treatment.

That ’90s Show will be set in 1995 and will revolve around Leia Forman, the daughter of Eric (Topher Grace) and Donna (Laura Prepon), as she visits grandparents Red and Kitty for the summer. According to the plot synopsis, Leia “bonds with a new generation of Point Place, WI, kids under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern glare of Red.”

’70s Show creators Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, and Gregg Mettler will be writing and executive producing the new series alongside Smith and Rupp and original producer The Carsey-Werner Company. There is no confirmation yet if the rest of the cast would return or guest star.

That ’70s Show ran for eight seasons on Fox from 1998 to 2006. The series revolved around a group of six teenage friends living in fictional Point Place, Wisconsin, in the late 1970s. It starred Topher Grace as Eric, Laura Prepon as Donna, Mila Kunis as Jackie, Ashton Kutcher as Michael, Danny Masterson as Steven, and Wilmer Valderrama as Fez. –