The married couple, who famously met on the unique present in 1998, are set to reprise their roles as Kelso and Jackie within the upcoming Netflix spinoff, That ‘90s Present.
It’s official — Kelso and Jackie are again.
Ashton Kutcher simply revealed that he and Mila Kunis not too long ago returned to the That ‘70s Present set to shoot for its upcoming Netflix spinoff, and all of a sudden we’re feeling every kind of nostalgia.
In case you didn’t know, Ashton and Mila — who’ve been married since 2015 — first met whereas filming the primary season of the hit sitcom approach again in 1998, when Mila was 14 and Ashton was 20.
The duo starred as onscreen love pursuits Jackie Burkhart and Michael Kelso, with Mila famously having her first ever kiss on digicam with Ashton as a teen.
Following a profitable eight season run, the sitcom got here to an finish in 2006. Previous to this, Ashton had already taken a step again from the present, solely showing as a visitor star within the last season.
After That ‘70s Present wrapped up, it might be some time earlier than issues received romantic between Ashton and Mila, with each occurring to quiet down with different folks quickly after they parted methods professionally.
By the point Asthon and Demi’s divorce was finalized in 2013, he and Mila had already reconnected and had been formally courting — and as they are saying, the remainder is historical past.
As we speak, Ashton and Mila share two kids collectively, 7-year-old Wyatt and 5-year-old Dimitri.
And now, in the end, the costars-turned-lovers are set to share the display as soon as extra, reprising their roles as Jackie and Kelso in That ‘90s Present, which is ready to stream on Netflix.
The upcoming spinoff — which was first introduced in October 2021 — will choose again up in 1995, following Eric Forman and Donna Pinciotti’s daughter, Leia Forman, as she visits her grandparents, Crimson and Kitty Forman, for the summer time.
Together with Ashton and Mila, the brand new sequence will reunite a number of of the sequence’ OG castmembers, together with Topher Grace as Eric, Laura Prepon as Donna, and Wilmer Valderrama as Fez, with Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp additionally set to reprise their roles as Crimson and Kitty.
Additional particulars concerning the new present have been saved largely beneath wraps. Though, because of some brand-new perception from Ashton himself, it seems that taking pictures is properly underway.
Chatting with Selection on Monday on the premiere of his current film, Vengeance, Ashton lifted the lid on what it was prefer to return to the long-lasting set greater than 16 years after the present’s finale aired.
“It was actually nostalgic to be again on the set,” he mentioned. “It’s all the identical people that made That ‘70s Present, so it was fairly weird.”
After the spinoff was introduced final yr, hypothesis was rife as as to whether Ashton and Mila can be amongst these to return. Talking concerning the determination now, Ashton revealed that it was vital to each him and Mila that they paid their dues to the present that launched them to fame.
“Mila and I had been considering it,” Ashton mentioned. “We thought, Pay attention, we’re solely within the place that we’re in due to that present, so let’s simply return and do that.”
Whereas it’s been broadly reported that almost all of the returning forged members will solely function visitor stars on the brand new spinoff, Ashton shed somewhat extra mild on the extent of his and Mila’s involvement, revealing that they had been taking pictures on set for every week.
“We simply went again and had enjoyable for every week. It was so random and enjoyable,” he mentioned.
In fact, the ‘90s spinoff is ready to welcome a number of new faces too, together with Callie Haverda, who will tackle the position of Leia.
Having seen the newcomers in motion, Ashton was full of reward. “It’s actually humorous,” he mentioned of the script. “The brand new forged is phenomenal.”
Because it stands, Netflix is but to announce an official launch date for the spinoff. Although we’re positive it received’t be far off.
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