Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes To Star in Live Production of The Jeffersons


the jeffersons getting live remake with jamie foxx


All of your favorite TV shows are being rebooted, but ABC is putting a special twist on their remake of The Jeffersons. The TV classic sitcom is being turned into a 90 minute live on stage production to air May 22nd. Produced by Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear, the star studded event will feature Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes as George and Louise Jefferson.

This new recreation will be an original episode and will also show how the Jeffersons was a spinoff of the controversial “All In The Family” sitcom from the 1970s. Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei have been cast to play Archie and Edith Bunker.