Nickelodeon to reboot 'All That' with Kenan Thompson as executive producer

Kenan Thompson to revive ‘All That’ on Nickelodeon

Kenan Thompson to revive ‘All That’ on Nickelodeon

Variety reports that not only is a revival in the works, but that series star and breakout Kenan Thompson will be on board as an executive producer.

Thompson, who got his start on the teen comedy, expressed his excitement in being involved with the re-launch to Variety - saying, "It means everything to me". 'It was my first job that I ever had. Nickelodeon expects some former cast members to make appearances in the series.

The All That revival probably won't be easy for nostalgic children of the '90s to latch onto unless the old cast members are on screen.

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He's not kidding. Not only did All That put Thompson on TV weekly, but he also starred in the Kenan & Kel spin-off with Kel Mitchell, Additionally, the two turned one of the show's sketches into the feature-length Good Burger movie.

Brian Robbins, president of Nickelodeon, believes this is the ideal time to find a new group of talented stars. "It gave me an opportunity". We're not sure yet if Thompson will also star on the show in some capacity, but the All That and Saturday Night Live veteran should act as a great mentor for up-and-coming comedians, even if he's putting his SNL duties first. The show will reportedly feature nods to its past, bringing back old cast members along the way. "This summer, we are going to bring back a lot of the original cast and the cast through the years, and let them introduce the new cast of 'All That" to the world'.

He went on to say that he and Robbins 'have always remained close. "I'll be around. I think it should be a staple show for Nickelodeon", he explained to Variety. It will be hard considering the significant time commitment his current job requires, but the funnyman wants to have a say in the show's development at Nickelodeon.

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