GOOD TIMES cast members (from left) Jimmie Walker (as ‘J.J.’), John Amos (as James Evans), Ralph Carter (as Michael Evans) and BernNadette Stanis (as Thelma Evans) . 1975. (Photo by CBS via Getty Images)
The ’70s brought us bell-bottomed pants, enormous Afros and plenty of the laughs from the hit sitcomGood Times.
Sony productions has reportedly teamed up withWreck-It Ralph producer Scott Rudin, along with the animated film’s co-writer Phil Johnston, to revive the CBS sitcom that went off air in 1979.
Although it has been over three decades since the show’s finale, its characters have become iconic, thanks to unforgettable performances from the likes of John Amos (as James Evans, Sr.), Jimmie Walker (as J.J.) and Janet Jackson (as Penny). The show distinguished itself by tackling issues that faced working-class black families.
TheGrio has reached out to the producers allegedly attached to the project but they declined to comment.
If this concept becomes a reality, who would you like to see cast for the retro roles?
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