Kelsey Grammer is bringing Dr. Frasier Crane again.
He’s doing a revival of his hit sequence “Fraser,” which initially ran on NBC from 1993-2004.
He told People magazine rehearsals begin in February for the present that has been in growth “for about six or seven years.”
“It’s been on the sluggish burner,” Grammer stated. “We have been like, this isn’t a foul thought. Perhaps it is a good thought!”
He stated the plan had been to deliver the unique solid again for the revival, set to stream on Paramount+. John Mahoney, who performed Fraser’s father Martin Crane, died in 2018.
Grammer stated David Hyde Pierce opted out of returning as Fraser’s brother.
“David principally determined he wasn’t actually fascinated with repeating the efficiency of Niles,” Grammer stated.
That’s not a foul factor, he stated.
“In a really humorous method, it simply took us to a brand new place, which was what we initially wished to do anyway, which was a Fraser third act,” Grammer stated. “It’s a wholly new life for him.”
The brand new present will honor the characters who aren’t there, he stated.
“We’ll definitely be responsive about the truth that there was a brother and such,” Grammer stated. “However the brand new world for Frasier is considered one of new friendships — and a few new twists and turns he didn’t know have been nonetheless in there.”