Stamos told Kimmel that Fuller House will focus on D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Cameron-Bure) and her children; her sister, Stephanie Tanner (Sweetin); and their memorable kooky neighbor, Kimmy Gibbler (Barber). The new series, filmed in the multi-camera style of Full House, will be a group-raising-a-family endeavor, as the original was.
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According to the Netflix announcement, Fuller House will continue the adventures that began in the original, eight-season comedy, "with veterinarian D.J. Tanner-Fuller pregnant and recently widowed, living in San Francisco. D.J.'s younger sister/aspiring musician Stephanie Tanner and D.J.'s lifelong best friend/fellow single mother Kimmy Gibbler, along with Kimmy's feisty teenage daughter Ramona, all move in to help take care of D.J.'s two boys – the rebellious 12-year-old J.D. and neurotic 7-year-old Max – and her soon-to-arrive baby."
Netflix acknowledged the large fan base of the original series, which premiered in 1987.
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"As big fans of the original Full House, we are thrilled to be able to introduce Fuller House's new narrative to existing fans worldwide, who grew up on the original, as well as a new generation of global viewers that have grown up with the Tanners in syndication," Cindy Holland, Netflix vice president of original content, said in a statement.
Franklin and fellow executive producers Robert L. Boyett and Thomas L. Miller, who also worked on the original, said: "The continued support of Full House fans of all ages for the last 28 years has been astounding. It is an honor and a thrill to catch up with these beloved characters and explore their lives today. The love you saw on the show was real. The cast has remained a loving family off screen all these years. We are as excited as our fans to finally bring Full House back to life."