Netflix has ordered 10 episodes of a spinoff of the Fox sitcom, That ’70s Show, entitled That ’90s Show with the original series creators, Bonnie and Terry Turner (Funland), according to The Hollywood Reporter. Kurtwood Smith (RoboCop) and Debra Jo Rupp (WandaVision) will reprise their roles as Red and Kitty Forman, respectively.
Set in the 1970s and having debuted in 1998, That ’70s Show followed an eclectic group of friends in the suburbs of Wisconsin on the cusp of independence in adulthood. The series starred Mila Kunis (Friends With Benefits), Laura Prepon (Orange is the New Black), Ashton Kutcher (Two and a Half Men), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), and Wilmer Valderrama (NCIS). The official description of Netflix’s That ’90s Show states, “Hello, Wisconsin! It’s 1995 and Leia Forman, daughter of Eric and Donna, is visiting her grandparents for the summer where she bonds with a new generation of Point Place kids under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern glare of Red. Sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll never dies, it just changes clothes,” via The Hollywood Reporter.
A short-lived comedy titled That ’80s Show, which was inspired by the format of That ’70s Show, was launched by Fox in 2002 and lasted one season. Other cast details or potential release dates for That ’90s Show are yet to be released.