Was Kelsey Grammer spotted in London carrying a 'Frasier' reboot script? Speculation is rife
Kelsey Grammer was spotted in London carrying a file that could be a script to his long-awaited spin-off of the hit NBC sitcom 'Frasier'
Earlier today, actor and comedian Kelsey Grammer was spotted in London carrying what looked to us like a 'Frasier' script, since the binder cover had the show title and the actor's production company, Gramnet, on it. Grammer essayed the role of psychiatrist-turned-radio host Dr. Frasier Crane in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning show.
The show ended 15 years ago, after lasting 11 seasons. And since then Grammer has been teasing a reboot since last summer of arguably the most successful spin-off. Fans of the show have been waiting eagerly since the show last aired on May 13, 2004. However, it was only recently that the actor has started openly discussing new plot lines. Some time ago in 2016 though, he wasn't too keen on the idea as he was reported saying, "No, I'm very happy with what I'm doing now. I look back at the past as a very fond place and I'd like to keep it that way."
A spin-off of 'Cheers', 'Frasier' centered on Dr. Frasier Crane, who returns to his hometown in Seattle, Washington, after his marriage falls apart. Things are turned upside down for the new bachelor though when he takes in his police officer father after he gets shot in the line of duty during a robbery. The hit NBC sitcom starred David Hyde Pierce as Niles Crane, Frasier’s younger brother, Jane Leeves as Daphne Moon, Frasier’s housekeeper and Niles' love interest, Peri Gilpin as Roz Doyle, Frasier’s radio show producer, and the late John Mahoney as Martin Crane, Frasier's dad.
During its 11-season run, Frasier won 37 Primetime Emmys, including five straight wins for Outstanding Comedy Series. Grammer won four Emmys for his phenomenal performance.
He was previously reported saying that he wanted the original cast to be part of the reboot and hinted that there were some major changes for his character. Grammer also briefly discussed how the reboot would handle the passing of Mahoney, who played the role of Dr. Frasier's TV dad, following his demise in February 2018. Earlier this year, he was on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' and when asked whether the sitcom is going to get a revival, here is what the actor had to say:
While there is no official announcement regarding the series, the actor has got a script. It looks pretty official to us!