With over 15 years since ‘That ’70s Show’ ended, it’s understandable that it’s been a bit trippy for series star Ashton Kutcher to return for Netflix’s upcoming spin-off, ‘That’. 90s Show”.
“It was really nostalgic to be back on set,” Kutcher said. Variety Carson Burton at the red carpet premiere of ‘Revenge’ at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on Monday night. “It’s all the same people who did ‘That ’70s Show,’ so it was kind of weird.”
Kutcher went on to explain that he and his wife, his “That ’70s Show” co-star Mila Kunis, felt a return to ownership was the right thing to do — beyond being a blast, though. sure.
“Mila and I were thinking about it,” Kutcher said. “We thought, ‘Look, we’re only in the position we’re in because of this show, so let’s go back and do this. We just got back and had fun for a week. It was so random and fun.
Kutcher also gave some encouraging words about the new ’90s series: “It’s really funny. The new cast is phenomenal.
“That ’90s Show” is set to follow Eric (Topher Grace) and Donna’s (Laura Prepon) daughter, Leia Forman (Callie Haverda), as she visits her grandparents for the summer. Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp return from the original cast to once again play Red and Kitty. The series, set in 1995, will follow a new generation of Point Place kids and includes newcomers Haverda, Ashley Aufderheide, Mace Coronel, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Reyn Doi and Sam Morelos.
Kutcher will reprise his Michael Kelso character in a guest role for the new series. The other original cast members, including Grace, Prepon, Kunis, and Wilmer Valderrama, are also all set to join the appearances.
On the immediate horizon, Kutcher plays a supporting role in “Vengeance,” the directorial debut of “The Office” alum BJ Novak, who wrote and stars in the film. “Vengeance” follows an aspiring podcaster, played by Novak, as he travels from New York to Texas to investigate the death of a woman he had a relationship with. Kutcher plays Quinten Sellers in the film, a music producer in Texas.
“Vengeance” is slated to hit theaters on Friday, while “That ’90s Show” has no official release date announced.