Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who starred as Michelle Pritchett on Modern Family, confirmed there is now a script for a possible spinoff series
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The news comes courtesy of Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who recently joined TikTok and told Entertainment Tonight that a script for a new series exists, but it hasn’t been picked up by a network yet. Last weekend “The script is available and it’s great,” the actor told the outlet after winning his first Tony Award for Take Me Out. “So, you know, who knows? If someone wants to produce it, maybe.
ABC shows from 2009-to 2020
This isn’t the first time Jesse, who starred as Michelle Pritchett on the ABC show 2009-2020, has spoken publicly about the matter. Back in May, she told Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen That, although there were “discussions,” ABC ultimately decided not to proceed with the project. “We were running for 11 years,” Jesse said. “I think they were ready to move in a different direction.”
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The spinoff will focus on the life of the character of Jesse with on-screen husband Cameron Tucker, played by Eric Stonestreet, as they move to Missouri with their two children. I guess they were just wondering what story to tell. For maybe this is the right family,” the 46-year-old actor said about the proposed plot.
Over the course of 11 seasons, the comedy won Golden Globe and 22 Emmy Awards
Although the fate of the show to happen is still up in the air, we can’t help but think of the success of the original series as a sign that a spinoff may soon become a reality. During its 11 seasons, the comedy won Golden Globes and 22 Emmy Awards (not to mention earning multiple nominations in various categories at various award shows).
Television scenario when the series premiered
Modern Family was also ahead of its time. Although shows about diverse family arrangements are now very common, the television landscape looked different when the series first premiered in the late 2000s. As a refresher, the production follows the lives of three family set-ups. who lives in suburban Los Angeles and is engaged to patriarch Jay Pritchett, played by the all-great Ed O’Neill.