It appears like The Game will not be returning to the tv at this time. Under Deadline, the CW is moving ahead with a reboot of this 2006 half-hour comedy collection. The pilot’s script was written by series’ creator Mara Brock Akil and American Soul co-creator Devon Greggory and determined by the CW chose not to proceed with the series. The CW is to redeveloping it using Akil receptive, but she declined.
It was initially reported in December The Game was making a comeback. According to the assumption of this series: “The Game household was coasting to retirement but they heard the call of their lovers to make a comeback… and enjoy the record-breaking winners they’re, they chose to pick up and move out of a half-hour sitcom at San Diego into some one-hour dramedy at Baltimore. This time, we are decided to assist a lot of new-schoolers that were knucklehead browse the game of soccer on and off the field. They’ll clash throughout the pitfalls of fortune, fame, and love. Some will win, others are going to lose, but that is what happens when you play with The Game.”
Akil was the founder of The Sport and she had been spearheading the reboot while Greggory was supposed to be the showrunner. The Game began on the CW in 2006 and it continued on the community until 2009. But, the series was picked up by BET and it ran for a second six months.
“I am very pleased with the expression of our series, we chose a multi-cam budget and turned it to one camera series,” Akil started to Deadline. “Its appearance, its tone, its own strategy, the characters’ evolution — which, yes, we had been a half-hour humor but we utilized our minutes to deepen the personalities. The drama was supplied by us within a space. That has been my personal desire, but it was reflective of the crowd was wanting, which can be more resilient, deeper, richer, more layered personalities, plus they got that at The Game”
The Game starred Tia Mowry, Pooch Hall, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Brittany Daniel, Hosea Chanchez and Lauren London. It wasn’t confirmed if the first cast would return, but if Mowry discovered the information regarding the reboot getting axed, she was not surprised.
“And we tried to reinstall The Game and that is currently not occurring. I am sorry I only feel that reboots are simply not in my…” she stated on the Tamron Hall Show through The Supply.