Ashton Kutcher Talks Returning to ‘That ‘90s Show’ for Season 2

He’s again, Wisconsin! Ashton Kutcher reprised his function as Michael Kelso on the That ’70s Present spinoff — however is he coming again for a season 2?

“I don’t know. No person’s even requested me,” Kutcher, 44, instructed E! Information in an interview printed on Friday, February 3. “I do not know. I’m not within the weeds on that one.”

Kutcher initially starred on the FOX sitcom from 1998 to 2006 earlier than heading to Level Place for a cameo on That ‘90s Present alongside real-life — and now on-screen — spouse Mila Kunis, who additionally returned to her function as Jackie Burkhart. The Netflix spinoff follows Eric Forman (Topher Grace) and Donna Pinciotti’s (Laura Prepon) daughter Leia Forman (Callie Haverda) as she spends the summer time at grandparents Kitty (Debra Jo Rupp) and Crimson’s (Kurtwood Smith) home. 

“It was so cool,” the Butterfly Impact star stated of returning to his previous stomping grounds. “Kurtwood and Debra Jo are so superb. I used to be doing The Ranch on Netflix and each of them got here and had been on the present. I really like them dearly. I really like the entire solid of the present, everyone that we labored with. I grew up with that crew. Having the ability to return in there and re-experience it was tremendous nostalgic and actually enjoyable.”

Whereas Kelso and Jackie solely made a quick look within the present’s pilot, followers had been left hoping — now that season 2 has formally been greenlit — to see the twosome once more, particularly since their son, Jay Kelso (Mace Coronel), is a sequence common. 

When requested how lengthy he thinks the following technology ought to stick round, Kutcher revealed that he hopes they’ve a good longer run with the franchise than he did. “I hope these youngsters have 10 seasons of that present,” he gushed. 

Whereas plans for its sophomore season have but to be revealed, season 1 of That 90’s Present featured nearly each authentic solid member from its predecessor, except Danny Masterson, who’s at present gearing up for his second trial for sexual assault expenses. 

Final week, the Simply Married star — who starred alongside Masterson, 46, on each ‘70s and Netflix’s The Ranch — opened up in regards to the New York native’s controversy for the primary time. 

“In the end, I can’t know. I’m not the choose. I’m not the jury. I’m not the DA. I’m not the sufferer. And I’m not the accused,” he instructed Esquire on January 31. “And so, in that case, I don’t have an area to remark. I simply don’t know.”

Kutcher added that he hopes Masterson will “be discovered harmless of the fees introduced in opposition to him, however “wholesale really feel[s] for anyone who seems like they’ve been violated in any method.”

Kutcher, who’s an advocate for victims of abuse — cofounding Thorn: Digital Defenders of Youngsters, which goals to defend kids from on-line sexual abuse, in 2012 — famous that he finds it exhausting to observe the authorized battle play out. 

“Sometime, his child goes to examine this,” he defined to the outlet, in reference to Masterson’s daughter, Fianna, 8, whose he shares with spouse Bijou Phillips.