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Kelsey Grammer ‘Gleefully’ Confirms A ‘Frasier’ Reboot Is In The Works

Kelsey Grammer’s dream of returning to his most iconic position is lastly coming to fruition. 

The Emmy- and Tony-winning actor on Wednesday confirmed {that a} revival of “Frasier” had been given the inexperienced gentle by the Paramount+ streaming service. Although particulars are scarce, the reboot is being developed by screenwriters Chris Harris and Joe Cristalli, who will serve alongside Grammer as govt producers. 

“Having spent over 20 years of my inventive life on the Paramount lot, each producing reveals and performing in a number of, I’d prefer to congratulate Paramount+ on its entry into the streaming world,” Grammer informed Deadline. “I gleefully anticipate sharing the following chapter within the persevering with journey of Dr. Frasier Crane.”

A launch date for the reboot has not but been confirmed. At the moment, Grammer is slated to return to tv later this 12 months in an as-yet-untitled ABC collection, co-starring Alec Baldwin. 

Actor Kelsey Grammer is interviewed through the 24th annual Preserve Reminiscence Alive “Energy of Love Gala” profit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Middle for Mind Well being on March 7, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The actor has been vocal about his curiosity in reviving “Frasier,” which ran on NBC from 1993 to 2004. The present was initially conceived as a derivative of “Cheers” and adopted Dr. Frasier Crane (performed by Grammer) as he launched into a brand new profession as a Seattle radio recommendation host after divorcing his spouse and relocating from Boston. 

In 2018, Grammer informed “In the present day” that he’d been “speaking to some writers” a few potential reboot, noting, “The percentages proper now are most likely about 40-60.”

He appeared extra assured in these plans a 12 months later, saying a revival of the the present was “undoubtedly going to return,” however that he and the inventive crew had been put “on standby slightly bit.”  

“We simply gotta type of workers it and discover someone that desires to present us cash for it,” Grammer informed journalist Graham Bensinger on the time. The brand new model, he added, received’t happen in Seattle and deal with the title character “in his subsequent iteration.”

The reboot will give Grammer the excellence of taking part in Frasier Crane in a complete of 4 scripted collection, together with “Cheers,” the unique “Frasier” and a 1992 crossover episode of “Wings.”