Cue Dido “Here with me”! RoswellThe legacy of remains important, two decades later.
The series, based on roswell high YA Books by Melinda Metz, debuted on October 6, 1999. Shiri Appleby, Majandra Delfino, Colin Hanks Y Nick Wechsler played high school teenagers in Roswell, New Mexico who befriend a trio of alien-human hybrid teenagers, played by Katherine Heigl, jason behr Y Brendon Fehr. Tension ensued as the human teens tried to keep their new friends’ alien origins a secret while a government investigation threatened to expose them all.
The show ran for two seasons on The WB and one on UPN before airing its series finale on May 14, 2002.
15 years later, the franchise was given new life when The CW ordered a pilot for a reboot titled Roswell, New Mexico. The new series, which premiered on January 15, 2019, recast the main characters as adults, with Jeanine MasonLiz, now the daughter of undocumented immigrants, returns to Roswell only to discover that her teenage crush, Nathan ParsonsMax, it’s an alien.
If anything has remained the same between the original series and the reboot, it’s the series’ love of a romantic plot.
“I love love stories. I love love stories that aren’t always super easy. But there is certainly romance in this season. Tragic romance is still romance,” former showrunner Carina Adly Mackenzie saying us weekly exclusively ahead of season 2 of The CW show in March 2020.
Appleby previously hyped up the reboot during an exclusive February 2018 interview, telling U.S that she was excited for the story to continue.
“I heard! I can’t wait to get called in to direct an episode. I can’t wait to direct it,” Appleby said with a laugh. “Jason Behr and I are back in touch and very close, and we’re actually looking at something what working together. I don’t know if it’s Roswell or anything else, but I’m excited to direct the reboot.”
The actress has seen her wish come true. After directing the March 2019 episode “Songs About Texas,” she directed the 2020 installment “What If God Was One of Us,” which featured her former co-star.
Scroll down to find out what Appleby, Behr and the rest of the original Roswell the cast has been doing.