A 'Little House On The Prairie' Reboot Is Officially Happening
Many fans have waited ages for this news: Little House on the Prairie is finally making a comeback. Over 35 years after the show concluded, fans can at last look forward to seeing the "Ingalls" again. Here's what we know so far about the newly-confirmed project.
Little House on the Prairie first aired from 1974 to 1983, capturing the hearts of many fans of the "Ingalls" family over that time. To this day, star Michael Landon and reruns of the series are still very popular.
For these reasons, it was surprising that Little House never had a reboot, like so many other series have. But now fans can look forward to a return to Walnut Grove!
Little House on the Prairie: New comeback confirmed
As EW reports, there is a one-hour series event in the works, produced by Paramount TV Studios and Anonymous Content. Trip Friendly, son of the original series producer Ed Friendly, who bought the rights to Laura Ingalls Wilder's books, is also believed to be involved in the project—described as a "dramatic series adaptation."
TV's Little House on the Prairie was based on the autobiographical works of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Her family stories of American pioneer life in the 1880s touched people all over the world. Prior to this upcoming reboot, there were attempts to reissue the series, once in a stage musical and in a failed film version. Few other details of the official reboot are known at this time.
Will Little House on the Prairie cast return for reboot?
Cast members, likewise, are unknown for the reboot. However, if details on the new project sound familiar, EW had reported on rumours of it just earlier this month. The rumours are now confirmed, but at that time, former star Alison Arngrim, who played young "Nellie Oleson" on the original series, made it known that she wants in on a comeback.
To see what the surviving actors look like today, see the stars "Then & Now" here.