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Entertainment‘Beverly Hills 90210’ Reboot Will Find a Way to Honor Luke Perry

20:35  11 march  2019
20:35  11 march  2019 Source:   variety.com

Beverly Hills, 90210 revived by Fox with original cast and big twist

Beverly Hills, 90210 revived by Fox with original cast and big twist Beverly Hills, 90210 revived by Fox with original cast and big twist So the premise is a bit like Grosse Point meets NoTORIous. “Beverly Hills, 90210 left an indelible impact on pop culture and an entire generation,” said Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, Fox. “Its powerful legacy is an important part of our network’s DNA — bold stories not told anywhere else and bigger-than-life-characters — and we’re honored to bring back the beloved original cast members for 90210.

“ Beverly Hills 90210 ” star Tori Spelling initiated the reboot of the teen soap franchise, which will find a way to honor Luke Perry even though the late actor had not signed up for the revival, CBS TV Studios president David Stapf said Monday. "Tori Spelling, as she is wont to do, comes in and pitches.

“ Beverly Hills 90210 ” star Tori Spelling initiated the reboot of the teen soap franchise, which will find a way “He was going to be one of the few who was not going to be in it, because he was committed to ‘Riverdale,’” Stapf said, adding that Perry would be honored in some way in the show, but “how we

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Beverly Hills 90210” star Tori Spelling initiated the reboot of the teen soap franchise, which will find a way to honor Luke Perry even though the late actor had not signed up for the revival, CBS TV Studios president David Stapf said Monday.

Tori Spelling, as she is wont to do, comes in and pitches a lot of ideas and is in our offices a lot,” Stapf said during a panel with other CBS executives at the Keshet INTV Conference in Jerusalem. “She kicked the idea around of ‘Wouldn’t it be fun to get the whole gang back together?'”

Stapf said that Spelling had the idea during a meeting with Ghen Maynard, the CBS head of alternative programming, “and she ran with it, literally put the entire cast together, put a fabulous pitch together with all of them and took it out, and everybody wanted it.”

Luke Perry, star of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale,' hospitalized after suffering stroke

Luke Perry, star of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale,' hospitalized after suffering stroke “Riverdale” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry was hospitalized following a stroke, according to a report. The stroke occurred Wednesday, TMZ reports, with paramedics showing up to his Sherman Oaks home at about 9:40 A.M. He was brought to a hospital shortly thereafter, and his current condition has yet to be disclosed. Originally known for his role as Dylan McKay on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” Perry has yet to sign onto the series’ reboot, which was announced by Fox on Wednesday. Perry, 52, has starred as Fred Andrews, father to Archie, on the CW hit “Riverdale” since the show premiered in 2017. Prior to the stroke, he was filming episodes in Los Angeles.

“ Beverly Hills 90210 ” star Tori Spelling initiated the reboot of the teen soap franchise, which will find a way to honor Luke Perry even though the late actor had not signed up for the revival, CBS TV Studios president David Stapf said Monday. "Tori Spelling, as she is wont to do, comes in and pitches.

The Beverly Hills , 90210 reboot would never forget about the coolest kid at West Beverly High. At an INTV conference in Jerusalem on Monday, CBS TV While it’s not yet clear how the late star will be honored , Stapf said the writers are figuring out a way to appropriately honor the man who played the

News of the reboot was officially announced by Fox last month on the same day that Perry, one of its original stars, was taken to the hospital after suffering a major stroke. Perry, 52, died a week ago.

“He was going to be one of the few who was not going to be in it, because he was committed to ‘Riverdale,’” Stapf said, adding that Perry would be honored in some way in the show, but “how we deal with that moving forward is yet to be determined. That’s something the writers are going to have to figure out.”

Spelling had previously said that Perry would “do as many” episodes as he could work in around his “Riverdale” shooting schedule.

Although the “90210” reboot is being produced by CBS TV Studios, Stapf said that “we ultimately decided the best place for it – not only creatively but financially – was Fox, where it originally aired.”

Luke Perry Hospitalized After Reportedly Suffering Stroke

Luke Perry Hospitalized After Reportedly Suffering Stroke The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale' star was "under observation at the hospital" on Thursday.

Ian Ziering says the Beverly Hills , 90210 revival will find the perfect way to honor the late Luke Perry . ET's Kevin Frazier spoke with the actor In May, a source close to the 90210 reboot production told ET that the cast was feeling nothing but "positive vibes" while filming, and wanted to make sure

He added that Perry would be honored in the show in some way , but “That’s something the writers are going to have to figure out.” The six-episode 90210 event series will air summer of 2019.

Deborah Barak, the president of business operations for CBS, said the sale to Fox shows “the commitment of the company to sell the project to the best platform for the project.” Barak, who sat on the panel alongside Stapf and CBS All Access executive vice president Julie McNamara, added: “We felt it belonged to Fox, and we made a deal that made us happy to have it at Fox.”

Stapf said that he has to “cut through the clutter” when it comes to commissioning reboots, and that they must stand alone without relying on the audience of the original.

“I must hear a ‘Love Boat’ pitch once a week,” he said. “We haven’t heard a great one yet – one day we will.”

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Brian Austin Green Reveals 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Cast Reunited to Honor Luke Perry.
The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast found a way to honor the late Luke Perry. During a new episode of Brian Austin Green's podcast ... with Brian Austin Green, the 45-year-old actor -- who played David Silver on the iconic '90s teen show -- said that the cast recently reunited at a private gathering to celebrate Perry's life. Perry died on March 4 after suffering a massive stroke. Green says the cast reunited at the home of Gabrielle Carteris, who played Andrea Zuckerman on 90210. "[I saw] people I hadn’t seen in at least 18 years, at least," he said.

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