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 gradual burner,” Grammer mentioned. “We had been like, this isn’t a foul thought. Possibly it is a good thought!”
He mentioned the plan had been to convey the unique forged again for the revival, set to stream on Paramount+. John Mahoney, who performed Fraser’s father Martin Crane, died in 2018.
Grammer mentioned David Hyde Pierce opted out of returning as Fraser’s brother.
“David mainly determined he wasn’t actually excited about repeating the efficiency of Niles,” Grammer mentioned.
That’s not a foul factor, he mentioned.
“In a really humorous means, it simply took us to a brand new place, which was what we initially needed to do anyway, which was a Fraser third act,” Grammer mentioned. “It’s a completely new life for him.”
The brand new present will honor the characters who aren’t there, he mentioned.
“We’ll definitely be responsive about the truth that there was a brother and such,” Grammer mentioned. “However the brand new world for Frasier is one among new friendships — and a few new twists and turns he didn’t know had been nonetheless in there.”