Surprise: ‘That ‘70s Show’ reboot booked these original cast members


They’re back — hanging out, down the street.

Most of the original cast of “That ’70s Show” has officially signed on to return for the follow up “That ’90s Show,” produced by Netflix.

Topher Grace (Eric Forman), Mila Kunis (Jackie Burkhart), Ashton Kutcher (Michael Kelso), Laura Prepon (Donna Pinciotti) and Wilmer Valderrama (Fez) are on board for the upcoming revival. Kurtwood Smith (Red) and Debra Jo Rupp (Kitty), too, will reprise their iconic roles as Eric’s parents, as well as executive producing.

The only cast member missing from the reunion is Danny Masterson (Hyde) as he currently awaits trial on three counts of rape. He has denied the allegations.

The series stars newcomer Callie Haverda, as Leia Forman, Eric and Donna’s daughter.

The original cast of “That 70s Show,” which premiered in 1998 and ran for eight seasons.
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The new show follows as Leia she spends the summer with her grandparents in the gang’s hometown of Point Place, Wisconsin, where she befriends local a local group of teens. Actors Ashley Aufderheide, Mace Coronel, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Reyn Doi and Sam Morelos joins as the new “That ’90s Show” crew.

Grace, 43, celebrated the news on social media by posting a photo of himself wearing a “Point Place Vikings ’77” shirt captioned. “Yup, still fits. #hellowisconsin,” he captioned.

Valderrama, 42, confirmed the news with a cheeky video showing him opening a box labeled “Fez,” and fitting back into a very Fez outfit. “Red? Let’s try this Amédica word again.. 😏 #HelloWisconsin. Yup, still fits..” he wrote.

Netflix ordered the 10-episode comedy in October, and confirmed the news of the all the returning faces last week.

“That ’90s Show” comes as the latest attempt to reboot the popular show, which premiered in 1998 and ran for eight seasons. The hit show also inspired the short-lived series “That ’80s Show,” which ran for just one season in 2002 and made no crossovers with the original 70s cast lineup.

The now-iconic sitcom catapulted its stars to fame, including on-and-off-camera-couple Kunis and Kutcher.