Jodie Sweetin is super excited to be part of the upcoming Netflix Full House spinoff, Fuller House.
Jodie Sweetin sat down with Entertainment Weekly to talk about returning to the screen as Stephanie Tanner.
As Stephanie, Jodie Sweetin grew up in front of our eyes and she can’t wait to work with her TV family again.
Jodie Sweetin said of the opportunity, “For a really long time, this is something we had hopes for—and I had gotten to a place where I was like, ‘You know what? If it happens, it happens.’ I had no control over it. Jeff Franklin and I had a conversation yesterday, and we realized the first time we met and talked about bringing Full House back as a spinoff series was like, 2007 or 2008. Now that it’s actually happening, it’s almost too good to be true.”
She continued, “To be able to do a series with people I love—who are like family—to play a character I loved so much and to be able to do that in this point in my life when things are going so well for me and I have a completely different perspective on things… I’m really, incredibly grateful.”
Jodie Sweetin also explained more about what the show will be about, so that fans can get set in their minds what to expect when the show debuts next year.
She said, “It’s based around D.J., Stephanie and Kimmy, so there’s still going to be that really fun dynamic, which I’m looking forward to—Stephanie and Kimmy being arch nemeses, and teaming up to help D.J. [a pregnant, widowed mom of two].”
Jodie Sweetin added, “It will be very similar, certainly, to the first Full House, but we’re definitely trying to bring it back as a little more modern take. Stephanie has sort of been the wild world traveler, and I’m looking forward to bringing to life Stephanie as she is today and creating a real backstory for her. She’s a free spirit, and that will be obvious in the character she’s become.”
Are you looking forward to seeing Jodie Sweetin as Stephanie Tanner again?