The class is back in session once more.
“Community,” NBC’s hit six-season comedy series about a group of students at a community college, is returning with a highly anticipated movie, the NBC Peacock streaming service announced Friday, fulfilling the show’s own prophecy of ” six seasons and one movie. .
“‘Six Seasons and a Movie’ began as a cheeky line from the first few seasons of Community and quickly ignited a passionate fan movement for this iconic, hilarious and great (great, great) NBC comedy,” said Susan Rovner, president of entertainment content. on NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “We are incredibly grateful that 15 years later, we are able to offer fans this promised film.”
The film will air on Peacock, which will also acquire the entire series on a non-exclusive basis. Although a release date has not been announced yet, original stars Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Alison Brie, Gillian Jacobs, Jim Rash, and Ken Jeong will return for the film, according to the official announcement. It’s not yet clear if Yvette Nicole Brown and Donald Glover will make appearances, though the two were tagged on twitter by McHale when the news was announced. (McHale did not tag former cast member Chevy Chase whose departure from the series followed by reported clashes with series creator Dan Harmon.)
“Community” premiered in 2009 on NBC and quickly became a fan favorite. The show ran for 110 episodes, with its sixth season moving to Yahoo! Screen, where its finale aired in 2015.