THE Peacock, future streaming service from NBCUniversal, asked for the production of the first 10 episodes of a 1st season for Punky Brewster, Where Soleil Moon Fryer not only will she reprise the iconic character, she will also be an executive producer.
In addition to Fryer, the series returns to actress Cherie Johnson, who again plays Punky’s best friend, Cherie. Join the cast Quinn Copeland (Waitress the Musical), Lauren Donzis (No Good Nick), Oliver De Los Santos (Occupation: Rainfall), and Noah Cottrell (Skyscraper). Freddie Prinze Jr. (I Know What You Did Last Summer) will be Punky’s husband on the pilot.
The series was created by David W. Duclon and told the story of Punky (Frye), a brilliant girl raised by her adoptive father (George Gaynes). In this reboot, Punky is now a single mother of 3 children trying to get her life back on track, when she meets a young woman who reminds her a lot of herself.
Punky Brewster will get sequel starring Soleil Moon Frye
“I am very excited and honored to bring Punky back! I am grateful to NBCUniversal Content Studios and the Peacock family and our incredible team of creators, writers, producers, cast and crew for putting their hearts on this journey“Said Frye.
In Brazil, the series became known as Punky, Levada da Breca, during its views on the SBT.
Punky Brewster will debut with the launch of Peacock later in 2020.