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Punky Power Forever! Soleil Moon Frye to Star in Punky Brewster Sequel Series

Another TV classic is getting a refresh! A sequel series to the '80s NBC sitcom Punky Brewster is currently in development with Soleil Moon Frye reprising her original role as the titular Punky. According to Deadline, the series will be in the same vein as Disney Channel's Girl Meets World and Netflix's Fuller House, following an all-grown-up Punky as a single mother of three "trying to get her life back on track when she meets a young girl who reminds her a lot of her younger self."

The original Punky Brewster - created by David W. Duclon - chronicles the trials and tribulations of a young girl raised by her foster dad, played by George Gaynes. It ran on NBC for four seasons, earning a few Emmy nominations, and spawned a two-season animated spinoff, It's Punky Brewster, which also starred Frye.

The developing follow-up series is being

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