AceShowbiz - Most cast members of "Last Man Standing" will return to its revival on FOX. However, it seems like fans will greet new cast members as two of original actors reportedly will not be back.
It is said that Molly Ephraim and Flynn Morrison will not be joining Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Amanda Fuller, Jonathan Adams, Christoph Sanders, Jordan Masterson and Hector Elizondo on the revival. Ephraim portrayed Mandy, the middle daughter of Allen's Mike Baxter, while Morrison played Boyd, Mike's grandson.
FOX is expected to recast the roles since Sanders, who plays Mandy's husband, is back. Meanwhile, Kaitlyn Dever, who plays Max's youngest daughter Eve, has yet to reach an agreement with FOX for the new season of the comedy. Rumor has it, she is expected to be negotiating for a recurring role.
Fans show their disappointment over the recasting news. One of them even reaches out to Ephraim, hoping she will change her mind. "@MollyEphraim omg I just heard you aren’t returning to @LastManStanding No one can replace your portrayal of Mandy. So sad. I hope u change your mind! You are 50% if the show! Just so funny," the fan writes.
Meanwhile, another heartbroken fan says, "I will not watch without the original Mandy and Boyd." Another adds, "Sad to hear @MollyEphraim isn't going to be in the @LastManStanding revival. Mandy became my favorite character over the first run."
I will not watch without the original Mandy and Boyd.😟— Deborah Marquez (@Boracuda1968) July 2, 2018
One big Dever fan tweets, "That’s unfortunate. All three are amazing actors! NOONE can replace @KaitlynDever and her zinging one-liners."
"Last Man Standing" initially was canceled by ABC after six season, before FOX decided to pick it for 2018-2019 season. The series is set to return for season 7 on Friday, September 28 at 8 P.M.