FEARnet has acquired rights to the late CW series Reaper with plans to reunite the original cast and crew for a half-hour special, Deadline reports.
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The series, which ran for two seasons from 2007-09, starred Bret Harrison
as Sam Oliver, a college dropout who is forced to work as a bounty hunter for the Devil (Ray Wise
). Tyler Labine
and Rick Gonzalez
played Sam's friends who helped "reap" souls using a Dirt Devil vacuum.Harrison, Wise and Labine are among those returning for the reunion, in which they will discuss the show's post-cancellation popularity and series finale in a roundtable format."Many Reaper
viewers feel the show left too early, so we hope that they will enjoy our plans for the series and our Reaper reunion special," Sarah Shannon, FEARnet's VP of programming and network operations, said.
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FEARnet will air repeats of Reaper
beginning Tuesday, June 4 at 9/8c before the network's original series Holliston