Jennie Garth Gives Us Hope (and Surprising Ideas!) for a Beverly Hills, 90210 Reboot
For every new show that premieres these days, it seems like there’s a reboot added to the schedule too. And while we’re totally into plenty of the buzz — hellooo, Gossip Girl, Charmed, and even Dynasty (yep, the ‘80s mega-drama that your grandma probably LOVED) — we’re downright giddy over what Jennie Garth has to say about a possible Beverly Hills, 90210 reboot with the original cast.
“We’ve talked about it and played with some ideas,” the 45-year-old actress told Us Weekly. “I don’t know where the project is now. I don’t know if it’s going to move forward, but I would be a part of it. I would be a part of it if it came up.” Woohoo!
She added that “there is always a chance” of a reunion, saying, “Everybody wants to see that now. I love reunions, so I wouldn’t be opposed to that.” We wouldn’t be opposed to it, either. Frankly, we’re totally rooting for it.
Garth also had a few ideas about what the original 90210 characters would be up to today, jokingly musing, “[Kelly] probably has, like, eight kids, lives in a trailer park. Let’s go with that. … [Dylan] has a big, fat belly and he’s bald. I don’t know why; I just have a real strong vision of that.”
She went on to talk about her on-screen besties. “Donna is like Diane von Furstenberg in New York with her own fashion line,” she told Us Weekly. “Brenda is definitely saving the dolphins in China right now.” Considering that Shannen Doherty, who famously played Brenda, has been facing a brave battle with cancer, we love that her IRL friend can see her doing something so life-affirming in the reboot.
The CW previously rebooted Beverly Hills, 90210 in 2008, but that series focused more on new characters. Garth, Doherty, and Tori Spelling made appearances in the first couple of seasons but were rarely mentioned after that.
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(h/t Us Weekly; photos via Michael Loccisano/Getty Images + CBS)