“Six seasons and a film” is a mantra that has stored the hope alive for “Group” followers over the previous a number of years. What was as soon as a joke become a rallying cry after which a actuality, because it was just lately introduced that the canceled sitcom, “Group,” is getting a brand new movie sooner or later. And now, Dan Harmon is shedding a bit extra mild on who is about to look and who is unquestionably not.
Over the weekend at New York Comedian-Con, “Group” creator Dan Harmon did discuss concerning the upcoming movie spinoff. And whereas he wasn’t capable of share many particulars, he did say that he doesn’t suppose Chevy Chase will return. Not solely that, he joked that Chase in all probability isn’t legally allowed to look.
“I don’t even know if it’s authorized for him to return again,” Harmon stated about Chase. “That could be out of my palms. There could also be one thing I signal for with an insurance coverage firm.”
After all, should you’re a fan of “Group,” you’re effectively conscious that Chase’s character was written out of the latter seasons of the collection after some behind-the-scenes drama between the actor and Harmon (together with different folks concerned with the collection). It’s lots Google-able, so go forward and get all of the filth, should you’re as a result of there’s fairly a little bit of filth.
Should you’re curious who Harmon is collaborating with on the just lately introduced movie, the creator did point out who he will likely be co-writing with, Andrew Visitor, who’s somebody “Group” followers are in all probability very aware of.
“I’m working with Andrew Visitor,” stated Harmon. “He was an awesome ‘Group’ author within the…I don’t need to say the height days, however there was traditional ‘Group.’ He wrote the ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ episode. He’s going to assist me ensure that I don’t pull a Harmon with that script getting executed in order that we will truly ship it and begin capturing it.”
The top of the clip options Harmon saying that he’s not capable of affirm any of the forged as returning for the movie. That stated, in a Selection interview, he does in reality say that he thinks everybody (minus Chevy, in fact) would return. Sure, that even contains Donald Glover.
“I believe that Donald is coming, based mostly on phrase of mouth, nevertheless it’s simply the deal isn’t official or wasn’t official. It could be tough to essentially decide to doing this factor with out Donald,” He stated. “So I imagine he’s coming again. I believe if there’s names lacking from a listing, it’s as a result of the names which might be on the record, their offers are agreed upon sufficient that it’s OK to say they’re on the record, and anyone that’s not on a listing, it’s simply not the case but. So there’s nothing official about anyone being out.”
Actually, there will likely be a reasonably large phase of the “Group” fanbase who will likely be bummed if Glover doesn’t make a return for the movie. Glover didn’t seem within the ultimate season of the collection, and his absence was very a lot a sore topic for followers, as many imagine he was very important for the chemistry of the collection.
A launch date for the Peacock launch of the “Group” movie has but to be introduced.