EXCLUSIVE: Lea Thompson Ready to Revive Her '90s Sitcom 'Caroline in the City': 'That Would Be Awesome!'

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In the age of sitcom revivals, maybe it’s time for a total Must See TV comeback.
“That would be awesome!” Lea Thompson tells ET. Thompson starred on NBC’s Caroline in the City from 1995 until 1999, and now she’s down for a reboot.
“That would be good,” she says. “I mean, I’m still best friends with [co-star] Amy Pietz, so we could reprise our best friend role, because it never stopped!”
As for where cartoonist Caroline might be in 2017, Thompson confesses she doesn’t know.
“Maybe where I am?” she asks. “With two fabulous daughters doing creative things! I hope so.”
ET caught up with Thompson on Monday night at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, where Max Mara celebrated her daughter, Zoey Deutch, as the 2017 Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future.
“We’re just so proud of her,” Thompson gushes.
“The idea of the Face of the Future is that it's looking ahead,” Deutch, 22, shares. “It's potential. It's what's to come. So, I look at it as a nice bit of encouragement to keep working hard to earn this honor. It feels very early on in a career to earn something like this, so I'm extremely excited.”
Next up for Thompson and Deutch is a very special project, The Year of Spectacular Men, which was written by Deutch’s older sister, Madelyn, directed by Thompson and stars all three ladies.
“It felt like a pipe dream,” Madelyn Deutch confesses. “We've been working on it for four years. We made it happen. Every day is a hurdle. But it's been, definitely, the biggest project I've ever worked on and maybe you, too.”
“Maddie also scored the movie,” Thompson spills. “Do you know that only one percent of women score movies in Hollywood? So, she's a one-percenter!”
“I am literally from a family of women in film,” Zoey Deutch notes. “I mean, it's as about grassroots and personal as it can get. And making a movie is hard as it is, but it was really special and rewarding to get to be a part of something from the ground up like that, with the people who I love and admire more than anyone in the world.”
The Year of Spectacular Men premieres at the LA Film Festival on Friday. For more from the Max Mara event, check out ET’s chat with Jon Hamm below.