“Landline” actress Abby Quinn has been cast as the grown-up version of Paul (Paul Reiser) and Jamie (Helen Hunt) Buchman’s daughter, Mabel, on Spectrum Originals’ “Mad About You” revival, TheWrap has learned.
Charter’s Spectrum ordered the limited series back in March, revealing that Reiser and Hunt would reprise their roles from the ’90s NBC sitcom for the show, which will debut in late 2019.
Peter Tolan will serve as showrunner as well as executive producer and writer for the series and Hunt will direct the first episode. Danny Jacobson, who co-created the show with Reiser serving as an executive consultant.
“Mad About You” is the second notable series picked up by Charter’s Spectrum, alongside the “Bad Boys” spinoff, “L.A.’s Finest.”
Sony, the studio behind the former NBC sitcom, had been working on a revival for a while, closing deals with Reiser, Hunt and Jacobson nearly a year ago. “Mad About You” originally ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1992 to 1999, winning 12 Primetime Emmys (including four in a row for Hunt for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy).
“Mad About You” is produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Comedy Dynamics. Hunt and Reiser executive produce alongside Brian Volk-Weiss, Michael Pelmont, and Matthew Ochacher for Comedy Dynamics.
Deadline first reported the news.
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