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WATCH: Full House comeback confirmed for Netflix

Published 21/04/2015 | 11:34

The original cast of Full House
The original cast of Full House

Full House is making a comeback as 'Fuller House' for streaming service Netflix.

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John Stamos, who starred in the original and will return as Uncle Jesse in a guest role in Fuller House, made the announcement on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday.

Netflix has now confirmed 13 episodes of the family sitcom will be filmed.

As well as Stamos, original cast members including Candace Cameron-Bure (DJ), Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie, Andrew Barmber (Kimmy GIbbler) will return.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen as well as Bob Saget, Dave Coulier and Lori Loughlin are reportedly in talks to return.

The show will be available to stream next year.

According to the Netflix announcement, Fuller House will continue DJ as a vet who is "pregnant and recently widowed, living in San Francisco. D.J.'s younger sister/aspiring musician Stephanie Tanner and D.J.'s lifelong best friend/fellow single mother Kimmy Gibbler, along with Kimmy's feisty teenage daughter Ramona".

They "all move in to help take care of D.J.'s two boys – the rebellious 12-year-old J.D. and neurotic 7-year-old Max – and her soon-to-arrive baby."

The series originally aired on ABC from 1987 to 1995.

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