He’s Still Listening: Frasier Is Getting A Paramount Revival +

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Finally, the perfect excuse to pop your sherry while lounging back in a hideous chair. After years of Kelsey Grammer being mad at writers for their terrible Frasier revival ideas, deadline reports that comedy in fact, he’ll be back for another season of refined antics. The multi-cam was officially greenlit for the series on Paramount+ starting October 4, though the streamer hasn’t confirmed how many episodes will comprise the first season of this highly anticipated revival. Chris Harris and Joe Cristalli (best known for their work on how i met your mother Y life in pieces respectively) will lead the writing team.

As originally reported in 2021, Grammer will, of course, reprise his role as the legendarily erudite radio host, though it looks like co-stars David Hyde Pierce, Jane Leeves, and Peri Gilpin won’t be joining him. (John Mahoney, who played Crane patriarch Martin, died in 2019.) Grammer has confirmed that the series will take place in a “new city” other than Seattle.

Joining Frasier in this new town will be his (often forgotten) son Freddy, played by Jack Cutmore-Scott. According to Variety, Freddy is a mix of his father and his grandfather. “Years ago, Freddy refused to follow in his father’s footsteps, dropped out of college to become a firefighter, and has never looked back until now, when recent troubles have left him with no one to turn to in his life,” the description reads. character. Freddy’s roommate, Eva, will be played by Jess Salguiero. Anders Keith has been cast as Niles and Daphne’s son, David, who was born during FrasierThe end of the series. Also joining the cast is Nicholas Lyndhurst as Alan Cornwall, a former college brother of Frasier’s who has become a professor. “British, drunk and larger than life, Alan has an intellect on a par with Frasier’s, should he ever feel like using it,” according to Variety again. So it’s like a kid Roz? Fun.

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