Welcome back, Frasier. In July 2018, reports surfaced that a Frasier revival was in the works. However, ever since the news broke, the cast has stayed pretty mum on the next steps. In August, Kelsey Grammer told reporters they were waiting for “a pitch that hits it out of the park.” Well, it sounds like they received one.
Us Weekly caught up with the Golden Globe winner on Sunday, February 10, and he shed light on exactly where they were on the series.
“We actually are talking to a few writers and discussing the options and where we might think it would be appropriate to put it. So there’s some movement; we’ll see what happens,” Grammer, 63, told Us exclusively at Steven Tyler’s GRAMMY Awards Viewing Party to benefit Janie’s Fund.
The actor then added that while it’s taking a bit of time – he’s busy with Fox’s upcoming legal drama, Proven Innocent – he’s glad that the powers that be are taking things slow.
“I just want to make sure it’s really good,” he told Us, adding that fans should expect a “third act” of sorts.
“Some of the folks – probably most of the folks who were on the original show – would be back, but we’re someplace else. Something has happened. We’re not going to pick up where we left off,” the father of seven noted.
On the finale, Dr. Frasier Crane (Grammer) moved to Chicago with girlfriend Charlotte (Laura Linney), choosing her instead of taking a step to furthur his career.
Frasier, a spinoff of Cheers, aired for 11 seasons on NBC from 1993 to 2004. Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin and the late John Mahoney also starred. The show won 37 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series for five consecutive years.
With reporting by Kayley Stumpe
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