Mark-Paul Gosselaar is best known for his role Saved by the Bell by Zack Morris. The NBC teen sitcom has been announced to be restarting its new Peacock streaming service. However, revival will not involve the actor and we now know the reason.
The prerequisite for restarting "Saved by the Bell"
When NBCUniversal announced a rebirth rescued from Bell's rebirth (19459004), was in the works, a press release by Berkeley and Elizabeth Mario Lopez repressing his roles of Jessie Spano and AC Slater respectively.
Although Goselaar's name is not affixed, his character is mentioned in the log of the show. In the restart, Zack Morris became governor of California and faced the adverse reaction of closing down too many low-income high schools. As a solution, he suggests that affected students move to the most efficient schools in the state, including his alma mater Bayside High, disrupting the school's privileged environment.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar did not know about the rebirth
It was news to Gosselaar that Saved by the Bell was coming back and he was discovering just like the rest of us.
"I read it in the crafts like any other this morning," Gosselaar tells Variety. "Honestly, I've never come close. I woke up to the news this morning with some "hey" answer. "
Gosselaar, now a member of the ABC sitcom Mixed-ish said he would consider repressing his role as a peacock series.
"I've always been interested, of course," he says.
The actor also knows that the comedy is evolving into a rival streamer and understands why they didn't engage him.
"I'm on ABC, so it doesn't really fit in with Disney Plus, so I understand the business side of things," he added. "But I had no idea it was that far."
Fans Respond to the Return of the Teen Series
Nostalgic fans of the teen series quickly responded on social media after the news broke Saved by the Bell5 Not everyone was on board with the assumption that Zack Morris was the manager.
"A huge big no when restarting Saved by the bell by me," wrote a viewer on Twitter . "Writing plans will make this show a joke of the century. Zack as manager? Give me a break. Zach must be Bayside's CEO, as he knows how children are manipulated. I could write this better. "
" It doesn't make sense for Zack Morris to be something of a "politician" like in the rubbish bin, " another fan tweeted upset about Zack being portrayed negatively in the new series.
the sequel to "The Bell" [going] to be a comedy or drama? ", Asked a social media user ." Governor Zack Morris's suggestion of closing low-income schools sounds more like drama to me. "
Not all fans think it's a bad idea for Zack to be a villain.
The Story of "Saved by the Bell"
Rescued from the Bell has been running for four seasons as part of NBC's Saturday Morning Block between 1989 and 1993. The show itself is a rework of another movie comedy from the Disney Channel called Good morning, Miss Bliss .
Starring Gosselaar, Thiessen, Lopez, Berkley, Dustin Diamond and Lark Voorhies,
Following the success of Saved by the Bell NBC created two spins that would not lead to the show's initial success . Saved by Bell: The College Years debuts on primetime after the original series is over. The comedy followed Zack and his friends as they navigated college life. Although it started out strong in ratings, the audience quickly eroded and the show was canceled after one season and 19 episodes produced.
Back on Saturday morning, NBC developed Saved by the Bell: A New Class with a whole crop of new characters with similar characteristics to the original cast. The new class ends the air for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 with 143 EPs produced. isod.