Disney has released a new behind-the-scenes featurette on the upcoming reboot of the popular 1980s series “The Wonder Years”, which is an original coming-of-age comedy that tells the story of the Williams family during the late 1960s, all through the point of view of imaginative 12-year-old Dean. With the wisdom of his adult years, Dean’s hopeful and humorous recollections of his past spotlight the ups and downs of growing up in a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, and the friendship, laughter and lessons along the way.
In this video, Stars Elisha “EJ” Williams, Dulé Hill, Saycon Sengbloh, creator and executive producer Saladin Patterson, and director and executive producer Fred Savage give a first look at the story, family and vision behind ABC’s highly anticipated new comedy series.
Check out the video below:
“The Wonder Years” stars Don Cheadle, narrating the series as Adult Dean Williams, Elisha “EJ” Williams as Dean Williams, Dulé Hill as Bill Williams, Saycon Sengbloh as Lillian Williams, Laura Kariuki as Kim Williams, Julian Lerner as Brad Hitman, Amari O’Neil as Cory Long and Milan Ray as Keisa Clemmons. Saladin Patterson serves as writer and executive producer. Lee Daniels and Marc Velez of Lee Daniels Entertainment also executive produce along with the original series star, Fred Savage. The series is produced by 20th Television and the pilot episode is written by Saladin Patterson and directed by Fred Savage.
“The Wonder Years” will be coming to ABC in the United States on Wednesday, September 22nd, at 8:30 p.m. EDT on ABC and it will be available the next day on Hulu.
The series will also be released on Disney+ internationally as a Star Original, though no release date has yet been confirmed.
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