The beloved actor is to lead the cast of ABC's Thirtysomething(else), the sequel to Thirtysomething.
He is set to play the son of Hope and Michael, which will find new actors playing 30-something year-old children of the original cast.
Returning original cast members include Ken Olin (Michael Steadman), Mel Harris (Hope Murdoch), Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston), and Patty Wettig (Nancy Weston).
Here is the official logline:
Apparently, raising children -- even grown children -- never ends, but who could have known how hard it would be for them to raise their parents?
Reboot of the 1987-91 series 'Thirtysomething,' with emphasis on the original cast's children -- the new generation of thirtysomethings.
The original series aired fro 1987-1991 and lasted four seasons. It was an award-winning series that won 13 Emmys and two Golden Globe Awards.