Not every actor is a fan of rebooting a beloved series that launched their career (we’re looking at you, OG “Charmed” stars). But Neve Campbell is all in for the recently-announced reincarnation of “Party of Five.”
When the actress — who played Julia Salinger on the ’90s Fox drama — appeared on “Watch What Happens Live” Tuesday, she said that she’s totally supportive of the reboot that the original series’ creators have in development at Freeform and she’d love to stop by if she was asked.
“I love the idea of the new reboot because it’s very timely,” Campbell said to host Andy Cohen. “From what I understand [after talking with series co-creator] Chris Keyser… they’re doing it with a Mexican family whose parents have been sent across the border, and they have to figure out how to stay together and be a family and raise each other. I think that’s really poignant and important, and I’m really impressed. So if they want me to come… and do a scene in it, I probably would.”
As TheWrap previously reported in January, a reboot of the series, from writer-executive producers Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman, was given a put pilot commitment at Freeform. As Campbell noted, the new show would follow the Buendias siblings as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.
Rodrigo Garcia will direct the pilot and serve as executive producer. Michael Zebede will also co-executive produce the project from Sony Pictures Television.
“Party of Five,” which premiered in 1994 and ran for six seasons on Fox, starred Campbell, Scott Wolf, Matthew Fox, and Lacey Chabert as siblings who reunited after the sudden death of their parents. A spinoff titled “Time of Your Life,” which starred Jennifer Love Hewitt, premiered in 1999 but was canceled after one season.
Watch the interview above.