Newswire: Fingers crossed: The Olsen twins may return for Fuller House

Netflix has triggered a viral outbreak of “TGIF” flashbacks by announcing that the Olsen twins may participate in Fuller House, the upcoming reboot of the show that made them famous. Despite previous reports they would not return, Netflix exec Ted Sarandos, speaking at the TCA press tour, said the two are “teetering whether or not they’ll be around” for the new series.

Before this announcement, the new series’ casting strictly paralleled the original, with a recently widowed Tanner (D.J., the eldest sister played by Candace Cameron Bure) enlisting the help of a relative (Stephanie, the middle child played by Jodie Sweetin) and a friend (Andrea Barber’s Kimmy Gibbler, who was D.J.’s best friend on the original). The purpose of this unholy union? To help raise three children—two being D.J.’s, one being Kimmy’s. Presumably the children will echo the original series’ near-total …

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