Finally! If not on the sets of That 70’s Show, Red and Kitty are back together on the table to play parents of comic Nate Bargatze.
Mr. and Mrs. Forman getting back together has undoubtedly lit up the fans of That 70’s Show and TV viewers in general, the duo is reported to be part ABC comedy pilot’s still-untitled sitcom starring comic Nate Bargatze and Katie Aselton.
It was last when The Fox Comedy celebrated its 20th Anniversary, and this reunion of some has made the fans excited. Rupp, 67, currently filming a story arc of Grey’s Anatomy had previously also appeared in the Netflix original The Ranch starring Aston Kutcher and Danny Masterson their former co-stars from That 70’s Show with Smith, 76, even playing an older man Peterson. The sitcom would follow the life Nate (Bargatze) and his wife Laura (Katie), moving back to Nate’s hometown Tennessee leaving behind their lives in California to give their 6-year old daughter a simple upbringing. The move which might seem monumental but one can only imagine the surprises waiting for them back home as reported by Deadline.
Showing her excitement, Debra Jo wrote ‘could not be happier’ on her handle. Smith also took to twitter to share in his feeling about working with Debra, who is a great actress and good friend. He was also looking work on the excellent script that has come his way.
Very excited about this! Debra Jo is a wonderful actress and a good friend. This is such a great script, and I am looking forward to working with her on it.
— Kurtwood Smith (@tahitismith)
Very excited about this! Debra Jo is a wonderful actress and good friend. This is such a great script, and I’m really looking forward to working with her on it.
Debra Jo Rupp To Co-Star In Nate Bargatze ABC Comedy Pilot – Deadline https://t.co/ntDuRC9SCp
— Kurtwood Smith (@tahitismith) August 9, 2019
Nate who seen before in Laugh Factory will be the lead, and Katie Aselton whois best known for playing Jenny in The League on the FX series will be opposite him. No further details have come out as of yet; it is good to keep us thinking.
The show will be helmed by Jerrod Carmichael and Ari Katcher from The Carmichael Show fame. The studio has also roped in Danielle Sanchez-Witzel as a showrunner who brings the vast experience of My Name Is Earl, New Girl, and even The Carmichael Show.