Soleil Moon Frye at ‘Sean Penn Hosts 10th Anniversary Gala Reaping rewards CORE’ at The Wiltern on January 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. MediaPunch/Shutterstock
It’s respectable — Punky Brewster is again. NBC’s streaming provider, Peacock, picked up a 10-episode continuation of the ’80s sitcom on Thursday, January 16. Hours earlier than the announcement, Soleil Moon Frye, who’s returning because the identify persona, spread out completely to Us Weekly in regards to the go back.
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“We did our pilot and it was once like essentially the most wonderful revel in ever,” the actress, 43, instructed Us Weekly completely at Sean Penn’s CORE receive advantages gala on Wednesday, January 16. “It was once so dreamy. I went to paintings each day and cried tears of pleasure and gratitude.”
Within the continuation of the sitcom, at the start a few sensible younger lady raised by way of her foster dad, Punky is a unmarried mom of 3 seeking to get her lifestyles again on the right track. Cherie Johnson, who performed Punky’s perfect pal within the hit display, is again. Freddie Prinze Jr. joined the brand new display as Punky’s ex-husband.
Soleil Moon Frye as Punky Brewster. Mediapunch/Shutterstock
“Reconnecting with Cherie was once so magical and Freddie Prinze Jr. is dreamy to paintings with and fantastic,” she stated on the match, the place visitors loved Casamigos. “It felt like magic. It in point of fact did. The entire revel in, the target audience … I had tears, that they had tears. Punky, there’s one thing so particular about her as a result of she is that this dwelling, respiring human being. I think like [she] brings out the superpowers in all folks.”
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In 2018, Frye, who stocks 4 kids with husband Jason Goldberg, published the place she idea Punky can be these days.
“I feel she’s a manner dressmaker perhaps. Perhaps has numerous youngsters that’s she’s taken in. Possibly she’s followed some youngsters. A large number of chances with that Punky,” the previous Sabrina, the Teenage Witch superstar instructed Us on the time. “Other folks can name me Punky until I’m 90 years outdated and I will be able to be completely satisfied!”
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The unique sitcom aired on NBC from 1984 to 1986, then in syndication from 1987 to 1988.
Punky Brewster will premiere on Peacock later this 12 months.
With reporting by way of Taylor Ferber