Rob McElhenney of ‘It’s Always Sunny’ Says The Gang Will Tackle Coronavirus
Everyone loves the popular comedy show Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia, especially people in and around the Philly area. Though the series premiered all the way back in 2005, it is still going strong and even premiered its 14th season back in September of 2019. The Coronavirus has shaken and froze much of the entertainment world, which means that any kind of production is on hold. However, FX has recently renewed the series for a 15th season, making Its Always Sunny the longest-running live-action comedy series in history.
Writing for the newest season of the show has already started, and actor and producer Rob McElhenney recently dropped a few hints about details of the upcoming season, including the gang tackling the Coronavirus pandemic. On incorporating the pandemic into the show, McElhenney said, “When we come back, don’t worry, we will address all this in the way only Sunny can.” He also noted that there is already an episode that touches on what we’re all going through right now called ’The Gang Gets Quarantined, in season 9, episode 7 of the show. In the episode, a severe flu outbreak takes over the city and the gang quarantines themselves in Paddy’s but don’t want to follow the strict rules they’ve set for themselves. Sound kind of familiar?
Rob McElhenney and wife Kaitlin Olson have been doing what they can to help during the pandemic. Back in March, the couple organized a GoFundMe page to raise money for Philabundance.
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