Kelsey Grammer is bringing Dr. Frasier Crane back.
He’s carrying out a revival of his hit series “Fraser,” which initially ran on NBC from 1993-2004.
He advised Individuals magazine rehearsals get started in February for the show that has been in advancement “for about six or seven a long time.”
“It’s been on the gradual burner,” Grammer said. “We have been like, this is not a terrible thought. Maybe this is a superior idea!”
He claimed the approach experienced been to deliver the primary forged back for the revival, set to stream on Paramount+. John Mahoney, who performed Fraser’s father Martin Crane, died in 2018.
Grammer said David Hyde Pierce opted out of returning as Fraser’s brother.
“David in essence resolved he wasn’t definitely fascinated in repeating the performance of Niles,” Grammer explained.
Which is not a bad factor, he reported.
“In a really humorous way, it just took us to a new position, which was what we initially needed to do anyway, which was a Fraser third act,” Grammer claimed. “It’s an solely new life for him.”
The new display will honor the characters who are not there, he explained.
“We’ll absolutely be responsive about the simple fact that there was a brother and these,” Grammer mentioned. “But the new planet for Frasier is one particular of new friendships — and some new twists and turns he didn’t know were being continue to in there.”