Another throwback sitcom is getting a modern reboot. The original show starred Soleil Moon Frye as the titular character, a spirited young girl being raised by a foster father. In the reboot being developed by Universal Content Productions, audiences will catch up with Punky Brewster as a single mom of three who meets a young girl that reminds her of herself as a child. Frye and original series creator David W. Dulcon will also serve as executive producers. She is back!
The show only ran from to , but it became an instant classic. At 15, Soleil underwent a breast reduction after suffering from gigantomastia. Here, she's pictured with another 90s teen heartthrob, Jared Leto. In , Soleil gave birth to her second daughter, Jagger. That same year, the actress opened The Little Seed, an eco-friendly children's boutique in Los Angeles.
She began her career as a child actor at the age of two. The series, which debuted on NBC in September , earned consistently low ratings but the Punky character was a hit with young children. After NBC canceled the series, it was picked up for the syndication market where it aired for an additional two seasons ending in