A ‘Roseanne’ Revival Is in the Works with the Original Cast Attached

roseanneRoseanne is making a comeback. Deadline reports that an eight-episode limited series revival of Roseanne Barr’s classic ’90s ABC family sitcom is currently in development, and original stars Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf, and Johnny Galecki are all “in the process” of returning to appear in some form. Original producers Tom Werner and Bruce Helford are back onboard to co-executive produce with Barr and Gilbert. Deadline says there are “multiple networks” currently bidding on the revival, but ABC is “considered the sentimental choice” for the new episodes. Roseanne expressed interest in a revival on Twitter last month, which prompted former Roseanne writer Norm Macdonald to chime in with interest of his own:

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