“The Jetsons” live-action sitcom announced for ABC, Robert Zemeckis producing

in Movies & TV, Television

Get ready to meet George Jetson all over again.

ABC has ordered a live-action reboot of the show, Entertainment Weekly confirms. Based on the classic Hanna-Barbera characters, the muti-cam sitcom will be set 100 years in the future.

The pilot comes from writer Gary Janetti (Family Guy, Will & Grace), who will executive produce with Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump), Jack Rapke, and co-executive producer Jackie Levine.

The original “Jetsons” series aired on ABC from 1962 – 1963.

No casting announcements for the new series have been made at this time.

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