Netflix Boss Teases Olsen Twins Return to ‘Fuller House’

Olsen Twins Fuller House
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Despite previous reports, there’s still hope for Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s involvement in Netflix’s “Fuller House.”

“The Olsen twins are teetering whether or not they’ll be around,” Netflix boss Ted Sarandos said Tuesday morning at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills.

The twin sisters rose to fame playing Michelle Tanner on the family-favorite ’80s and ’90s sitcom.

Prior to TCA, the duo nixed any involvement in the revival series, with their rep telling Variety that they are focused on their current careers, which includes overseeing their fashion labels.

Also at the time, “Fuller House” exec producer Robert L. Boyett said, “Although Ashley and Mary-Kate will not be a part of ‘Fuller House,’ I know how much ‘Full House’ has meant to them, and they are still very much considered family. It has been exciting to see how they have built their professional careers, and I support their choice to focus on their fashion brands and various business endeavors. I appreciate their support and good wishes toward ‘Fuller House.'”

“Fuller House” will welcome back many original cast members including Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Andrea Barber, Jodie Sweetin, Scott Weinger and Candace Cameron Bure, whose character DJ Tanner leads the new storyline, as an all-grown-up widowed mother of two.

Tuesday morning, Sarandos also told the room of reporters that the first episode of the “Full House” sequel shot last week. He explained that the streaming service was hot on reviving the series, as the show “never really went away” and is a cross-generational property that has performed well in syndication over the years.

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  1. Martin Matsil says:

    I am a regular view of the full house series,and am part greek,like John Stamos.Also Jennifer Aniston is also Greek,her father,is Emmy winning actor,John Aniston,the name was shortened,from Anistonopoulos.Also I am part,Italian.God bless.Break a leg.!

  2. Mel says:

    They should do the show. I dont know why they wont. Not fair to the people watching the show. Well get somebody else if they dont do the show. Olsen twins your loss

  3. Pat says:

    Who give’s a crap?

  4. Jacques Strappe says:

    Thing One & Thing Two ( or Creepier and Creepiest ) should turn Fuller House into a pile of pooh.

  5. Trevor says:

    My dog and my cat make both $84 and $91 every hour on the internet. This is awesome ! /sarcasm

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