‘Alias’ Producer Says Revival Could Happen If The ‘Right Idea’ Comes Along

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Alias fans might get to go on another mission, after all.

During Alias’ panel at ATX Festival this weekend, the series’ exec producers revealed that they have talked to creator J.J. Abrams about a potential revival of the hit drama that starred Jennifer Garner as an international spy, Entertainment Weekly reports.

“It would be amazing to do it; we’ve even talked with J.J. [Abrams],” co-executive producer Josh Appelbaum revealed during the panel, which was moderated by EW’s Sara Vilkomerson. 

However, Applebaum said a revival of the series — which aired on ABC from 2001 to 2006 — would only happen on one condition. 

“The right idea would have to come. We wouldn’t want to do it unless it was absolutely perfect,” he said. 

While the series’ producers did not say whether a potential revival would involve Garner or her costars — including Michael Vartan, Bradley Cooper and Victor Garber — in an interview with People’s Choice last year, Vartan confirmed that he would be “down” to reprise his role. 

“I’m not sure about how my hip replacement; how that would go down, but, no, I had such a great time working on that show,” Vartan told People’s Choice. “The cast is family to me. So anything to do with them, I’d be down in a heartbeat for sure.”

He’s not the only actor who is ready to sign up for another act. 

Victor Garber, who played Sydney’s father Jack Bristow on the series, told People’s Choice in 2016 that he, too, was open to reteaming with the undercover gang.

“I would be interested in doing anything with that group again, the actor continued. “Anything. I love them. I miss them.”

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