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Fred Savage dropped out of remake of The Wonder Years after allegations of misconduct | Ents and art news

Fred Savage was fired as the director and executive producer of a remake of the American comedy series The Wonder Years after allegations of misconduct.

Former children’s actor Savage starred as Kevin Arnold in the original series in the late ’80s and early’ 90s.

The favorite series was restarted in 2021, starring Elisha “EJ” Williams as the main character Dean Williams and Don Cheadle as the show’s narrator.

In a Deadline report, the 20th Television producer said he had been notified of the allegations against Savage and had launched an investigation.

It is reported that a decision was then made to terminate his employment.

“We have recently become aware of allegations of misconduct by Fred Savage and, as is the policy, have launched an investigation,” the company said in a statement.

“After his graduation, it was decided to terminate his work as an executive producer and director of The Wonder Years.”

No further details on the complaints were shared.

Savage is also known for other television series, including Boy Meets World, The Grinder and Friends From College, and films such as The Princess Bride, Vice Versa and Austin Powers: Goldmember.

According to Deadline, the remake of The Wonder Years has not yet been renewed for a second season, but remains controversial.

Fred Savage dropped out of remake of The Wonder Years after allegations of misconduct | Ents and art news

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