Is The Golden Girls getting a reboot? Kind of – and it’s pretty gay
Golden Girls fans will be excited to hear the latest news about the much-rumoured reboot.
According to reports by Unicorn Booty, two of the writers from the original series have created a brand new pilot for a pretty similar series.
Some are calling the new show a reboot of the original line up starring Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty.
The new show, ‘Silver Foxes’ would feature four older queer men living together.
It is thought that the writers of the show, James Berge and Stan Zimmerman, who worked on Golden Girls, are to pitch the pilot of the show to Netflix and Hulu in the hopes that it will be picked up.
Zimmerman recently hosted a reading of the pilot at his home, inviting Leslie Jordan, George Takei, and Bruce Vilanch to take part.
According to reports, the show is based loosely on the characters Dorothy, Blanche, Sophia, and Rose, but also on the 2013 documentary ‘Before You Know It’.
Check out a trailer for Before You Know It below:
The show could appeal, as well as to a wider audience, to the estimated three million LGBT+ senior citizens across the US.
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