How Tia Mowry Feels About ‘Sister Sister’ and ‘The Game’ Reboots Falling Through

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tia Mowry

Half of the celebrity twin duo of Tia and Tamera Mowry, Tia has been reveling in her particular person performing success since her breakout function in hit CW collection, The Game. In between killing it as a mother and a spouse, the actress has continued her function as a number one woman. She even discovered time to signal on to a reboot of her in style 90’s present with Tamera in Sister Sister.

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But, each reboots of her most well-known reveals are actually on pause. Tia not too long ago spoke about her disappointment with the standing of every present’s revival. 

Tia and Tamera announce a reboot of ‘Sister Sister’

Sister Sister premiered in 1994. The storyline centered round twins, Tia Landry and Tamera Campbell, who had been separated at beginning and reunited 14 years after the 2 by accident reunited at a division retailer in a clothes mall. Their single dad and mom moved in collectively to lift them.

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After struggling in its preliminary season, the collection discovered its footing and ran for six profitable seasons. Despite its cancellation, it ran in syndication on a number of networks, together with Disney Channel, ABC Family, Up, and Fuse.

The present was in style throughout its authentic run and through syndication. Fans begged for a reboot for a number of years with its stars, Tia and Tamera Mowry, lastly confirming in 2019 {that a} reboot was probably within the works. But the progress of the present halted unexpectedly. 

‘The Game’ reboot at the moment on hiatus after inventive variations

After seven years with out a recurring function, Tia landed her subsequent lead half within the UPN sitcom, The Game. The collection adopted the lives of a fictional San Diego soccer workforce and the ladies who labored behind the scenes to maintain their males on high of their recreation.

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A spin-off of the hit UPN present Girlfriends, the present ran for 3 seasons on The CW earlier than its cancellation. Fans had been outraged, feeling as if its cancellation was because of the community eliminating all collection devoted to an African-American viewers. BET picked up the sitcom in 2011 and it ran for an extra six seasons.

Fans had been excited when the creator of the present – together with a few of its stars – introduced the present was returning for a second time in late 2019. But simply weeks later, the thought of a reboot was shot down after Deadline introduced that The CW determined aginst as reboot on account of inventive variations. 

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According to the report, creator Mara Broc Akil had the thought to vary the surroundings from San Diego, California to Baltimore, MD – and have the premise targeted on retired gamers and wives education newbies on the sport. The community rejected the brand new spin, leaving the reboot within the air. 

Tia Mowry feedback on disappointment relating to reboots of ‘The Game’ and ‘Sister Sister’

While ready for manufacturing to start on each reboots of her in style previous sitcoms, Mowry labored on different initiatives. She landed a starring function within the Netflix authentic collection, Family Reunion, starring reverse Loretta Divine. The collection is now in its second season with the third season underway.

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Though she skilled success with Family Reunion, Mowry was excited concerning the new alternatives introduced via her Netflix present, she is bummed concerning the reboots being in limbo. 

“So many people are asking this question. We tried,” she stated throughout an look on The Tamron Hall Show – as reported by Madame Noire. “We tried to do it, but some rights and stuff kind of got in the way. Legalities is why. It makes me sad and also we even tried to reboot The Game and that’s now not happening.”

The viewers was disenchanted as a lot as Mowry was, however she insisted that she tried and was apologetic of its staus. She hopes the reveals can resurface at a later date.

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