Fred Savage has been fired from his role as director and executive producer of “The Wonder Years” reboot following a misconduct investigation.
A spokesman for 20th Television said in a statement to Deadline:
Recently, we were made aware of allegations of inappropriate conduct by Fred Savage, and as is policy, an investigation was launched.
Upon its completion, the decision was made to terminate his employment as an executive producer and director of ‘The Wonder Years.’
Details surrounding the nature of the allegations have not been confirmed, however, Deadline reports instances of verbal outbursts and inappropriate behavior.
The allegations aren’t far-fetched considering Fred Savage has a history of misconduct accusations.
In 2018, a costumer filed a sexual harassment suit against Fred and Jason Hervey and that was settled out of court.
The same year a crew member on Fred’s Fox series, “The Grinder,” filed a lawsuit accusing him of attacking and harassing her on the set of the series in 2015.
20th Television conducted an investigation and found no wrongdoing on Fred’s part.
The lawsuit was eventually settled out of court.
Fred Savage directed eight episodes of “The Wonder Years” reboot in Season 1, which follows the Black middle-class Williams family in Montgomery, Alabama, during the turbulent late 1960s.
Social media is buzzing about Fred Savage’s termination from working on the reboot of a beloved 1988 series, in which he starred in.
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“The Wonder Years” has yet to receive a Season 2 renewal.
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