Packed to the Rafters cast reportedly in talks for a revival in 2020

''I think we're all quite keen to do a reunion show''

Try and remain calm, but the cast of Packed to the Rafters are reportedly in talks to revive the beloved series in 2020.
The Courier Mail reports that producers of the hit series, which aired for six seasons from 2008 to 2013, are having discussions with the original cast about a possible reunion.
Channel Seven is yet to comment on the report, however TV Tonight claims if the series does return it won't be on free-to-air television. With a working title of Back to the Rafters, the revival would air on Amazon Prime Video, according to the publication.
Of course, if it returns, the TV WEEK Logie Award-winning series would need to reunite the full original cast!
Chatting to TV WEEK, actor Erik Thomson, who played Dave Rafter, previously revealed he would be up for a reunion.
"I think we're all quite keen to do a reunion show," the actor says. "We haven't officially been approached to do anything, but it would be good to somehow put something together."
The original Packed to the Rafters crew: Hugh Sheridan, Rebecca Gibney, Erik Thomson, Jessica Marais and Angus McLaren.
Meanwhile, Rebecca, who played family matriarch Julie, has also expressed interest in getting the crew back together.
In particular, she wants to reunite with her on-screen daughter Rachel, played by Jessica Marais.
"I'd love to work with Jess again," the actress says, revealing she also has an idea for how a revival could play out.
"We joke about heading to the Kimberley and Ruby going missing," she says. "Or we're in salty country battling crocodiles... we're joking, but who knows?
"We've finished this chapter, but that doesn't mean to say Rafters won't come back in some other form."
Fans would also expect to see the other Rafter siblings – Hugh Sheridan as Ben, Angus McLaren as Nathan and of course little Ruby will be all grown up – and grandpa Ted (Michael Caton), along with other favourites like Jake (James Stewart), Coby (Ryan Corr), Carbo (George Houvardas), Loretta (Hannah Marshall) and Frankie (Brooke Satchwell).
We'll be crossing our fingers in the hopes that this revival goes ahead!

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