‘Party Of Five’: Leads Cast In Freeform Reboot Pilot With Immigration Twist

Posted by on October 28, 2018

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Brandon Larracuente (13 Reasons Why), Emily Tosta (Mayans M.C.), Niko Guardado (The Goldbergs) and newcomer Elle Paris Legaspi have been cast as the four older Buendía siblings in Party of Five, Freeform’s immigration-themed pilot reboot of the popular 1990s family drama that revolves around Mexican-American siblings.

The original series, which aired on Fox, was about the five Salinger siblings who become orphans after their parents are killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. The reboot, which hails from the original series’ creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman and studio Sony Pictures TV, follows the five Buendia children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.

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