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Tahj Mowry Gives Fans an Update on 'Smart Guy' Reboot

Tahj Mowry Gives Fans an Update on 'Smart Guy' Reboot

Tahj Mowry is giving fans an update about a reboot of his beloved sitcom, Smart Guy!

The 35-year-old actor spoke with ET about his new movie, Welcome Matt, on Friday (May 28) and gave some exciting new details about reviving the classic sitcom that helped jumpstart his career.

Check out what he said inside…

Tajh confirmed that a Smart Guy reboot is in the works, which he originally starred in from 1997 to 1999 as the precocious 10-year-old T.J. Henderson.

“There’s been lots of Zoom meetings and talks about this, so we do have the ball rolling on it. It’s just a matter of time and timing, but we do have the possible home for it,” he teased. “We do have a writer, and I feel like I came up with a really fresh take on how we can bring that back with the whole cast and something that is fresh and new. But also something that the diehard fans will still get that nostalgic aspect of it as well.”

Tajh added that in a perfect world the reboot would feature “the whole cast” from the original run, which included John Marshall Jones, Jason Weaver, Essence Atkins and Omar Gooding.

“But we’re not at that stage yet where we’re checking everyone’s schedule. We’re still in the pre-phases. So that will come. But if all goes according to plan, everyone will be in it,” he explained.

As for where audiences would find T.J. in the present day, the actor said, “You will find T.J. just as he was in the original, a fish out of water. He was sort of exploring a new world for himself. You’ll find him in that same situation, but somewhere else. So I’ll just say that. You’ll be able to see him, maybe, have a tequila on the rocks.”

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