What’s in store for the next season of Roseanne? Recently, executive producer Bruce Helford spoke with Deadline about the future of the ABC TV show.
As reported earlier, ABC has already renewed the sitcom reboot for an 11th season. The cast includes Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman, Alicia Goranson, Sarah Chalke, Emma Kenney, Ames McNamara, and Jayden Rey.
In the interview, Helford teased some developments for season 11 of Roseanne:
We’ll be exploring Roseanne’s relationship with DJ’s wife and in-laws, we’ll be showing more of what current life is like in Lanford and how that community has changed and how Jackie takes an active role in it as Lanford’s #1 life coach, we’ll be following Dan’s struggles to continue providing for his family, we’ll be watching Darlene and Becky as they take a deep breath and jump back into dating again, even as Darlene contends with raising her kids, we’ll be seeing more of David – it’s gonna be a busy year for the Conners.”
Helford also mentioned he’ll reach out to former cast members, like George Clooney, and see if they want to return to the ABC sitcom:
The Muslim family will return, and we’re hoping that, schedules allowing, Chuck and Anne-Marie will return. And we’re looking at Sarah Chalke and how we’d continue to see her interact with the Conners. We, of course, hope that Johnny Galecki will be back as David, and we’ll reach out to George Clooney and see what he’s up to. I think we’d love to have as many actors from the original back as we can, it’s just a matter of how much we can do in 13 episodes.”
What do you think? Have you seen the Roseanne reboot? Will you watch season 11?