Dulé Hill and Laura Kariuki Are Set to Star in the ABC Reboot of “The Wonder Years”

Dulé Hill and Laura Kariuki are joining the cast in the ABC reboot of The Wonder Years.

What’s Happening:

  • Deadline has reported that both Dulé Hill (Psych, Muppet Babies) and Laura Kariuki (Black Lightning) have been cast to star in the reboot of ABC’s The Wonder Years.
  • Dulé Hill will play Bill Williams, a music professor and Dean’s dad, played by Elisha Williams.
  • Laura Kariuki will play confident and popular Kim Williams, Dean’s sister. Her parents have her preparing for college as she starts to rebel.

About “The Wonder Years”

  • Set in the same time frame as the original, this reboot will follow a black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama in the late 1960s, and how they made sure it was “The Wonder Years” for themselves too.
  • The Wonder Years reboot is being written by Saladin Patterson (Dave) and directed by Fred Savage, who played Kevin Arnold in the original 1980s series.
  • Patterson and Savage are also executive producers alongside Lee Daniels (Empire) and Marc Velez, with the co-creator of the original series, Neal Marlens, onboard as a consultant.
  • The new series from 20th Television is planned to be a single-camera comedy.
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