Olsen Twins Are 'Teetering' on Whether They Will Return for Fuller House, Netflix Exec Says

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen May Return for Fuller House: Netflix Executive
Ashley (left) and Mary-Kate Olsen
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07/28/2015 AT 03:30 PM EDT

In the words of the youngest member of the Full House family herself, no way José!

Despite previous reports that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen would not be joining Netflix's much-anticipated Full House reboot, Fuller House, there is still hope for the twins' involvement.

"The Olsen twins are teetering whether or not they'll be around," Ted Sarandos, head of content acquisition for Netflix, said Tuesday morning at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, California.

The twin sisters shared the role of Michelle Tanner, the youngest daughter in San Francisco's favorite family from 1987 to 1995.



"It's a show that's very much in the spirit of the original," Sarandos continued. "At the taping of the episode this past week, you know, when the cast shows up on stage, the audience reacts immediately, and the actors have fallen right back into these roles."

Now 29, the Olsen twins have been absent from cast reunions and spin-off buzz, and in May, executive producer Robert L. Boyett announced that they won't reprise the role.

"It has been exciting to see how they have built their professional careers, and I support their choice to focus on their fashion brands and various endeavors," Boyett said in a statement at the time.

After the statement, Full House star John Stamos Tweeted that he was "#heartbroken."

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While the Olsen twins' involvement is still unclear, much of the show's original cast is confirmed in the reboot, including Stamos, Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Bob Saget and Lori Loughlin.

The 13-episode series will stream on Netflix next year.
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