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Kirk Cameron Down for 'Growing Pains' Sitcom Reboot, but First He's Offering This 'Living Room Reset'

Kirk Cameron
Kirk Cameron

Former "Growing Pains" actors Kirk Cameron, Jeremy Miller and Tracey Gold have revealed they are all "on board" for a reboot of the popular 80's and 90's TV sitcom they starred in as children. 

The three stars have been working together behind the scenes, which could mean the Seavers will make a comeback to small screens in the near future.
"I have spoken to both Tracey and Kirk and they are both on board," Miller, 42, told Closer Weekly in an interview at the Roger Neal Oscar Viewing Dinner and Icon Awards on Sunday, Feb. 24.
The American television hit show, airing on ABC television from 1985 to 1992, was adored for its storylines showcasing the misadventures of a growing family. Cameron, Miller and Gold played the three Seaver children whose TV parents were played by actors Alan Thicke and Joanna Kerns.

Miller admitted the buzz surrounding the show's reboot took a back seat in the recent past. The "Growing Pain" cast was heartbroken by the sudden loss of fellow cast member Thicke who passed away in 2016 at age 69 from a ruptured aorta.
However, Miller still believes the show should proceed, saying the re-launch would simply honor Thicke since he originally wanted to bring the idea to life well before his passing. 
"Alan was the motivating force behind getting it going, and when he passed it kind of fell by the wayside, so me, Tracey, and Kirk are trying to see it through," Miller said. 

Meanwhile, it's also looking like the original Mrs. Seavers will rejoin the cast. Miller says, "Joanna  would be interested, but she would most likely only come back for a few episodes since she is the busiest director in Hollywood, but if we could get her to direct the reboot that would be amazing."

"We loved our 'Growing Pains' family and we were blessed to be able to share that with America," said Miller. "Being able to do that again would be very special."

The co-stars have kept in touch over the years which has made it easier for them to work on the "Growing Pains" reboot together.

Here's a post by Miller showing him cooking with Cameron and Gold recently:

Meanwhile, Cameron, who was the star of the show and went on to act in films like "Fireproof," is in the middle of another project at the moment. 

Cameron is bold about his Christian faith. In one of his interviews over the years with CBN, he shared how he turned away from his atheist beliefs and turned to Christ, saying "My heart had been changed. It had been softened, and it had been opened to the reality that God existed. I didn't know everything."
"As I began reading His Word and understanding, I saw my need for his forgiveness, and it was a willingness to obey Him and to live my life in a way that pleased Him, that then began to characterize who I was," he said. 
Now, Cameron and his wife are excited to bring their living room on a road tour to "churches across the country" to talk about bringing families together. "I will be sharing the things that have made the most valuable difference in our marriage and with our kids, and brought the most peace and blessing to our home," he shared.

While on his road tour called the Living Room Reset, he even plans to give away some secrets detailing the beloved "Growing Pains" reboot.


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