Brace yourselves, because it looks like another great TV classic is about to get a modern day reboot!
Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is producing a new ABC show based on the fantasy sitcom series Bewitched, according to Deadline.
The original 1960's comedy centres around Samantha, a magical witch who tries to fit into the lifestyle of a normal suburban housewife. Played by Elizabeth Montgomery, the show followed Samantha's exploits as she tried to keep her secret from society, together with husband Darren (Dick York/Dick Sargent).
Carrying the same title as its predecessor, the new Bewitched will focus on a black single mother who tries to find her place in modern day America. Darren will be returning as her (white) mortal husband. The reboot will be shot as a half-hour single camera comedy.
Barris has partnered up with his former Black-ish crew, enlisting writer/producer Yamara Taylor to work on the project. Although the series has only been given a pilot production commitment at this stage, we're confident we can expect great things to come!
With an air date yet to be set and no leads on who could be cast, TV WEEK throws into the ring our top pics to play Samantha:
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