'Roswell' Reboot in the Works at The CW

Angelo Anderson
October 13, 2017

Are you glad to hear Roswell is making a comeback? None other than teen alien drama Roswell, which combined odd occurrences with high school ~*feelings*~ for three seasons at first the WB and then UPN. Still based on Melinda Metz's book, "Roswell High", it will focus on immigration issues.

There's no denying that the television industry is all about reboots these days, which has given us brand-new stories for old favorites including Gilmore Girls, Will & Grace, and Dynasty, not to mention rumors about possible revivals of Charmed, Family Matters, and even Sister, Sister.

The CW is now in a script development deal for a "Roswell" reboot and Carina Adly MacKenzie has been tapped as the writer and one of its executive producers. Television. The show is based on Metz's 10-book series that led to the original TV version of "Roswell", which launched almost two decades ago.


The original Roswell series, produced by Regency Television and 20th Century Fox Television, was developed for Fox and was based on the YA book series Roswell High by Metz and Laura J. Burns.

The description of the new series says that it's about a woman who is the daughter of undocumented immigrants who reluctantly returns to her hometown of Roswell, New Mexico - where she runs into her former crush who is now a police officer. Turns out, he's an alien who has successfully kept his special abilities hidden. The show took place in Roswell, New Mexico and featured Appleby's Liz Parker meeting an alien named Max and finding out that aliens had been living in Roswell after crashing there in 1947.

Two of the biggest changes to the series are already known. The role was originally played by Shiri Appleby.

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