Most of ‘That ’70s Show’ cast to be in spin-off: reports


403627 01: Cast members of “That ”70’s Show” cut a cake as they celebrate the show’s 100 episode April 10, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA. The show will air April 30, 2002 on Fox Television. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

SAN DIEGO (KSWB) — Fans of the hit comedy “That ’70s Show” have a major reason to celebrate as it has now been confirmed by multiple outlets that several of the show’s main stars will make appearances in the upcoming Netflix spin-off, “That ’90s Show.”

Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Laura Prepon, Ashton Kutcher and Wilmer Valderrama will all reprise their roles in the Netflix comedy, which has yet to have a release date, according to The Hollywood Reporter and Variety.

The show follows Leia Forman, the daughter of Prepon’s Donna Pinciotti and Grace’s Eric Forman, during a visit to her grandparents’ home in the summer of 1995, according to Netflix. “Sex, drugs and rock ’n roll never dies, it just changes clothes,” states the show’s logline.

Along with five of the six main actors returning for guest appearances, Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp will also reprise their roles as Eric’s chaotic but lovable parents, Red and Kitty.

Missing from the list of returning actors is Danny Masterson, who played Hyde on “That ’70s Show.” He is currently awaiting trial in Los Angeles on three counts of rape. In 2017, the actor was fired by Netflix from “The Ranch,” a show he co-starred in with Kutcher, after allegations surfaced that he had sexually assaulted multiple women.

The original “That ’70s Show” ran from 1998 to 2006 on FOX.

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