Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano have confirmed that a reboot of “Who’s the Boss?” Is in preparation.
The original series, which aired on ABC from 1984 to 1992, starred Danza as single dad Tony Micelli, who goes from professional baseball player to housekeeper for publicity director Angela Bower. , played by Light.
Milano played the role of Danza’s character’s daughter, Samantha.
On Tuesday, Danza and Milano took to social media to share the news of the show’s return.
“Very excited to bring Who’s The Boss back to TV! #Whostheboss, ”Danza wrote in a caption of a photo on his verified Instagram account showing him and Milano as character on the show.
Milano tweeted “I AM SO EXCITED! With a link to the story of the restart deadline.
“#WhosTheBoss is back !!! I wanted to share this for so long and now I can! She wrote. “We think now is the time to tell where these amazing characters are today. I can’t wait to share their stories with you. So happy. ”
No network has yet been announced for the new show, which is in development at Sony Pictures Television and will be produced by Norman Lear.
Billed as a sequel to the original, the show “will take place 30 years after the events of the original series, centered on former Major League baseball player / retired housekeeper Tony Micelli and his relationship to his daughter Samantha Micelli, ”according to Deadline.
“She is now a single mother, living in the house in which the original series was set,” Deadline reported. “In line with classic Norman Lear shows, the new comedy will explore generational differences, as well as opposing worldviews and parenting styles in the dynamics of a modern family in 2020.”
The publication also reported that Light and Danny Pintauro, who played his son Jonathan, were “in favor” of the new series.
Katherine Helmond, who played Mona Robinson, died last year of complications from Alzheimer’s. She was 89 years old.