Why You Should not Name the New Surprise Years a Reboot – E! On-line

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It might be on the identical community and have the identical title, however do not name 2021’s The Wonder Years a reboot.

The celebrities of the brand new coming-of-age comedy made positive to make this very level throughout an unique chat with E! Information forward of the Sept. 22 premiere. In actual fact, Elisha “EJ” Williams, who’s entering into Fred Savage‘s sneakers by taking up the lead position, mentioned the present is not “categorized as a reboot.”

“We’re simply one other common present,” he added, “who’s making an attempt to be simply as nice, and it simply so occurs to be one other model of one other one.”

The Surprise Years could certainly be defined as a reimagining, because the ABC present is telling new tales from the angle of a Black household dwelling in Alabama within the late Nineteen Sixties. Williams’ co-star and on-screen mother Saycon Sengbloh put it finest when she advised E! Information, “We’re simply completely a distinct household, however it’s that very same slice of time. I consider it like this, in the event you think about a neighborhood…that present was about what was happening in that home. And now we’re simply over right here at this home.”