The series starring Fred Savage was one of the biggest hits in the history of television, and that is why ABC did not hesitate to make a new version that had the same classic flavor that fascinated the fans of The Wonder Years.
In this production, Fred Savage will be directly involved as producer and director of some episodes, ensuring that the reboot will maintain the empathy, humor, and characteristic style of the original program broadcast from 1988 to 1993. It is a classic that deserves to be back.
They had already announced the launch of this new series, and we knew that the plot would revolve around the character of Dean Williams, played by Elisha "EJ" Williams, a 12-year-old African-American boy who lives with his parents and sister in Montgomery County. , in Alabama.
The adult version of Dean is played by Don Cheadle, who acts as a narrator of everything that the protagonist will go through, just like in the original Wonder Years series. Now the official trailer for this reboot and its final release date have finally been revealed.
The trailer shows that Dean is beginning a new stage of life, adolescence, and begins to experience all the good and bad of those years. In addition to his growth and personal battles, he faces the atmosphere of racism and segregation that was lived in 1968.
This new advance reveals that the main motivation of the protagonist is to become a unifier, a bridge between Caucasians and African Americans, although in the process he has to deal with bullies, pressure from his family and the new emotions that the girls are awakening. at.
The cast of the series includes Dule Hill as Bill, Dean's father, Saycon Sengbloh as his mother Lillian and Laura Kariuki as his sister Kim. But there will also be very special and nostalgic participations.
It is known that the same actor and producer Fred Savage will appear again in the chapter "The Conners"; Actress Danica McKellar (who played Winnie Cooper) will be in the episode "Home Economics" and Dan Lauria (who was Kevin's father in the original show) will also star in the episode "The Goldbergs. "We would love for actor Josh Saviano to also have an appearance and hopefully he will be considered in the future.
The trailer for the new version of Wonderful Years revealed that it will be released on September 22, exclusively for the ABC channel and the Hulu streaming platform. After 28 years, this great series is back, and we know that both the new generations and those of us who grew up in the nineties will be able to enjoy it.
Here is the official advance, obviously set to the theme With A Little Help From My Friends by Joe Cocker. It's just a taste of what awaits us in September.