Scott Michael Foster Talks ‘Greek’ Revival, Where His Character Is Now

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Scott Michael Foster is totally down for a revival of Greek — and has hopes for the place his character, Cappie, is right now. 

“I’ve my [own] opinion. I believe he’s most likely working a fish taco stand in Baja, California someplace, promoting tacos and hanging out by a gorgeous seashore,” Foster, 38, completely instructed Us Weekly whereas selling his upcoming Netflix movie, Select Love, in an interview carried out previous to the SAG-AFTRA strike. 

After taking a beat, Foster rapidly added: “And someplace, hopefully, with [his girlfriend] Casey.” 

Foster starred on the ABC Household collection from 2007 to 2011 as John Paul “Cappie” Jones, the lovable president of Kappa Tau fraternity with main Peter Pan syndrome. The comedy-drama targeted on sorority and fraternity life on the fictional campus of Cyprus-Rhodes College, however Foster believes the present’s success stemmed from breaking down the stereotypes that come together with Greek life. 


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Created by Patrick Sean Smith, Greek premiered on ABC Household on July 9, 2007 and ran for 4 seasons till March 7, 2011. The collection about sororities and fraternities on the fictional campus of Cyprus-Rhodes College starred Spencer Grammer, Scott Michael Foster, Jake McDorman, and Jacob Zachar. Learn up on the actors — then and now!

“A variety of instances school reveals form of concentrate on the stereotypical partying side, the consuming and the hookup tradition and it was a lot greater than that,” he instructed Us. “[Greek] was actually about who you’re between the ages of 18 and 22 and the expansion that occurs, the change that occurs, the friendships which might be constructed. It was extra than simply, you’re partying. That’s a straightforward lure to fall in. I believe we simply had been sensible sufficient to keep away from that.” 

Foster’s character arguably skilled a few of the most development all through the collection, majorly partially to his will-they-won’t-they romance with girlfriend Casey (Spencer Grammer). Whereas the present introduces them as exes, viewers observe them all through the 4 seasons as they discover their approach again to 1 one other — and cement themselves as considered one of TV’s most iconic {couples}. 

Casey and Cappie finish their story driving off into the sundown, however followers have typically puzzled the place their characters — together with the remainder of the Cyprus-Rhodes gang — could be right now. 

In 2016, Freeform introduced plans to debut a Greek: The Reunion film. The 2-hour movie would have gathered collectively the solid for his or her five-year reunion — however the community determined to not transfer ahead with the movie. Foster, nonetheless, remains to be able to reprise his function if the time comes. 

“There was speak a number of years in the past a few function [film]. I do know that ended up not occurring, however I believe I can communicate for many of us from the solid [when I say] that we had script come alongside and so they had been prepared to do it,” he mentioned. “I believe loads of us would entertain the thought as lengthy [as it] honors the unique story. I believe we’d all be very proud of it.” 

Whether or not the solid will reconvene on display stays to be seen, however Foster seems again on his time with Greek fondly — and credit the collection for serving to craft him into the actor he’s right now. 

Scott Michael Foster Is More Than Willing to Return for a Greek Revival — And Knows Exactly Where His Character Would Be Now

Scott Michael Foster on ‘Greek’.

“Greek was these early days, proper? So I used to be nonetheless attempting to determine who I used to be as an individual, a lot much less what I realized as an actor,” he defined. “And that function [of Cappie] was pivotal in shaping how I approached [my] future characters. He was written very sensible, very humorous and really witty. So I believe that actually helped me carry that into future auditions and roles. I undoubtedly suppose that was such function for me to begin off with as a result of it helped me embrace that aspect, which I may not have embraced earlier than.” 

Foster has introduced these classes to his newest work, the upcoming romantic comedy Select Love. The actor portrays Paul, the regular boyfriend of Cami (Laura Marano) who should select between him and two former flames. The Netflix movie, which options an interactive function and a number of endings, introduces Paul because the “dream” man — however Foster insists there’s extra to the character than meets the attention.

“There’s layers to him,” he instructed Us. “He’s undoubtedly extra than simply what he says on paper. He loves Cami and needs to be together with her however there are all the time issues. I don’t know the way a lot I can say, however let’s say he’s undoubtedly extra advanced than the log may say.” 

Select Love premieres on Netflix Thursday, August 31.