Saved by the Bell star Mario Lopez says season 2 of the Peacock series will honor his late co-star and friend Dustin Diamond, who died in February.
Saved by the Bell star Mario Lopez revealed that Peacock’s reboot of the 1989-1993 comedy will remember the late co-star Dustin Diamond with a special tribute in the upcoming season 2.
Lopez, an old friend of Diamond, said Yahoo! Entertainment, “We’re planning something special that we haven’t gotten into yet.”
In February, Peacock greenlit a 10-episode second season of the revival, which debuted in November 2020. It features original cast members Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley Lauren as faculty members at his alma mater, Bayside High School, you have a new transfer group. students mingling with their affluent crowd.
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Lopez said: “We are going to read our first table in about a week, but we are planning something special. We are ready to start again in June and I will be in all those episodes.”
The Saved by the Bell Star was admitted to a Florida hospital in January after suffering body aches. Dustin Diamond and later diagnosed with stage 4 small cell carcinoma. He died on February 1 at age 44. Diamond appeared as the nerdy Samuel “Screech” Powers in almost every version of Saved by the Bell, including predecessor series Good morning miss bliss, derivatives Saved by the bell: the new class Y Saved by the Bell: The College Years and tv movies Saved by the bell: Hawaiian style Y Saved by the Bell: Las Vegas Wedding.
The late actor was not involved in the Peacock reboot, but one episode noted that Screech was on the International Space Station with his handcrafted robot, Kevin.
Peacock Saved by the Bell stars Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, and John Michael Higgins, as well as newcomers Belmont Cameli, Dexter Darden, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Peña, Josie Totah, and Haskiri Velázquez. The series is now available from Peacock.
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