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Gabe Kaplan Comments on Welcome Back Kotter Movie  3/16/06

ON THE NEXT "ACCESS HOLLYWOOD:" GABE KAPLAN THE STAR OF "WELCOME BACK, KOTTER" TALKS ABOUT THE BIG SCREEN REMAKE STARRING ICE CUBE

Kaplan: "I Think It's Totally Acceptable...I Think It Could Work And I Think He Is The Perfect Guy...He Has Shown What Kind Of Crossover Appeal He Has."

BURBANK, Calif. - March 16, 2006- Gabe Kaplan, the star of the 1970s ABC television series, "Welcome Back, Kotter," talks about the big screen remake starring Ice Cube. The interview will air on "Access Hollywood," Thursday, March 16, 2006 (Log on to AccessHollywood.com to check local time and station).

In discussing how people would perceive the big screen remake, Kaplan said, "I think it's totally acceptable. I think that the setting is going to be in South Central LA. He (Ice Cube) is going to be just like how I was in Brooklyn...The guys are going to be there in their 2006 and 2007 version, so I think it could work and I think he is the perfect guy...He has shown what kind of crossover appeal he has."

When asked about his ideal cast, Kaplan joked, "Well I think Snoop Dogg will play Horshack, Vanilla Ice would play Barbarino...I don't know we haven't really thought about it."

 

Source: Access Hollywood Press Release

 

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