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    Why Mila Kunis Not Allowed Ashton Kutcher To Turn Down ‘That 90s Show’?

    Since post-pandemic, the nostalgia element has been thriving in the Hollywood industry. Be it reboots, reunions, or spin-offs, the industry is milking content to evoke the sense of ‘good ol’ times’. One such attempt to invoke nostalgia Netflix has brought the sequel to the ‘That 70s Show’ which is titled ‘That 90s Show’. The ‘That 70s Show’ included stars like Ashton Kutcher, Wilmer Valderrama, Mila Kunis, and others. It took Kutcher and Mila to places due to its success.

    The new show is again set in the 1990s in Wisconsin where Donna Pinciotti and Eric Forman’s daughter Leia Forman (Topher Grace) is at the center. It has retrieved the old characters from its predecessor like Fez played by Wilmer Valderrama. So, how could the ‘Black Swan’ star and Ashton miss this golden opportunity? So, the two also decided to make a small cameo in one of the episodes. Nevertheless, Mila was very firm that she and Ashton should not turn down this opportunity to appear in the sequel.

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    Mila Kunis Convinced Ashton Kutcher To Be On ‘That 90s Show’ As It Launched Their Career

    Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher on 'That 90s Show' on Netflix
    Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher on ‘That 90s Show’ on Netflix

    The new sequel to ‘That ’70s Show’ has brought a wave of nostalgia with the new characters reprising their iconic roles. With the new additions of the young cast, the show takes place in Wisconsin. Leia Forman spends time at her grandparents’ house Red and Kitty for summer making new friends. She befriends Michael Kelso’s son Jay Kelso. At that very moment, Red realizes and Michael comes screaming ‘Burnnnnnn!’.

    Mila Kunis also comes at the end of the scene. Recently, Kutcher gave an interview with Esquire Magazine where he discussed the projects he was not allowed to turn down. First was the Reese Witherspoon starrer ‘Your Place or Mine’, a rom-com that he was about to decline, but Aline Brosch was enough of a reason to not do so. Secondly, his wife Mila Kunis did not allow him to decline the cameo offer in ‘That 90s Show’. Ashton recalled, “[She] goes, ‘You know, we owe our entire careers to this show. It doesn’t matter what the script is, we’re doing it’ “.

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    The Actress Was Uncomfortable To Reprise The Show

    From 'That 70s Show'
    From ‘That 70s Show’

    Though Mila Kunis convinced Ashton Kutcher to hop on the opportunity, she was nervous to come back on the set that helped her launch her career. In the show, they come into the iconic Forman Kitchen when their kid and Eric Forman’s daughter plan to go out together. In an interview with Today, Kunis expressed that she is not ready to go back on the set.

    Mila, who played the role of Jackie said, “I’ve never been more nervous in my life than the day that we had to shoot that scene”. When Willie Geist asked her how was her experience, the actress said, “It was so weird to look at him [Ashton Kutcher] and not be like ‘why are you doing that funny face?’ “ The fans on Twitter rejoiced the cameo of Michael Kelso and Jackie Burkhart.

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    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise
    Nishant Bhise is a Sub-Editor at FirstCuriosity. He has more than 2 years of experience in Entertainment content writing with the organization. Besides being a journalist and humanist, he loves cinema and intersectionality, basically everything that screams love, hope, and of course, Lady Gaga. Nishant loves and breathes popular culture, music, especially hip-hop and pop, and the royal family drama. Along with that, he takes great interest in the happenings in the technology world and politics. He is an LGBTQIA+ ally. Approach him with an apple juice to discuss Modern Family, Pose, and Schitt’s Creek.

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