It appears to be like like Mark-Paul Gosselaar is heading again to Bayside!
The actor, 45, informed followers he will probably be reprising his function as Zack Morris within the upcoming reboot of Saved by the Bell — which is able to air on NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service — throughout a Tv Critics Affiliation winter 2020 press tour occasion on Wednesday.
“Everyone can sleep nicely at night time,” he mentioned, in response to the Pittsburgh Publish-Gazette.
The star additionally mentioned that he believes former castmate Tiffani Thiessen, who performed Kelly Kapowski within the authentic collection, “has been engaged with” concerning the challenge.
“It appears to be like like you’ll have us in some capability,” he added.
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Representatives for Gosselaar and Thiessen didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark. A spokesperson for NBCUniversal declined to remark.
Gosselaar beforehand informed Selection that he didn’t obtain an invitation to return to the beloved collection previous to the announcement of its revival.
“I learn it within the trades similar to all people else this morning,” he mentioned final yr. “Actually, I used to be by no means approached. I woke as much as the information this morning with a form of ‘huh’ response.”
The California native — who at present stars on ABC’s Black-ish spin-off, Combined-ish — informed the outlet he had “at all times been , in fact,” however understood why Peacock didn’t attain out seeing that he has a competing function on one other community.
“I’m on ABC, so it doesn’t actually match into that contemplating Disney Plus, so I perceive the enterprise facet of issues,” he mentioned. “However I had no concept it was that far alongside.”
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Along with Gosselaar, two of the present’s authentic stars, Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley, have additionally confirmed their spots on the upcoming reboot.
Lopez, who starred within the sitcom as jock A.C. Slater, confirmed the information in September to Entry Hollywood, “The deal is being completed.”
“It’s gonna occur. We’re going to be rebooting Saved by the Bell for the brand new NBC streaming platform,” he mentioned.
This week, PEOPLE confirmed that that transgender actress Josie Totah has been solid within the lead function for the upcoming reboot. Her character is described as “a good looking, sharp-tongued cheerleader and the preferred lady at Bayside Excessive who’s each admired and feared by her fellow college students,” in response to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Saved by the Bell revival will air on Peacock, which is about to launch in April 2020, and will probably be headed by 30 Rock author and Nice Information collection creator Tracey Wigfield.