Sophia Bush Thinks Tree Hill may be returning – but with an updated twist.
“What I will say is that I think for a long time our answer to that was ‘no’, we were really ready to get it over with,” Bush, 41, said. And! news of a capacity one Tree Hill Reunited at the premiere of their new film on Wednesday, January 24 confluence, “And then the girls and I decided that this was our show and we deserved to reclaim it, now we’re like, ‘Well what would a feminist reclaiming of our show look like?'”
Bush acted one Tree Hill As Brooke Davis for nine seasons from 2003 to 2012. Almost a decade later, the actress, along with co-stars Hilary Burton Morgan And Bethany Joy Lenzannounced its rewatch podcast, ‘Drama Queens’ in June 2021. Reflecting on his time on the show, Bush said that his perspective on a possible future reboot of the series has changed.
“The podcast has given us some joy and I think it’s changed our collective answer from ‘never’ to ‘never say’,” he teased. “I don’t have an answer for you but things change with time.”
As for where Bush thinks her character would be today, the actress pointed to a specific storyline from Season 2 that she believes was the starting point for Brooke’s current career. It is possible
“I always joke that, you know, Brooke Davis running for class president really changed the direction of her whole life,” she said. “I would like to see him in elected office. I want to see him talk passionately about what people want. I think this would really be up his alley.
One Tree Hill, which initially aired on The WB and later The CW, was set in the fictional town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, and followed two estranged half-brothers, Lucas (chad michael murray) and Nathan (James Lafferty) as they navigate sharing a city – and a basketball team – while dealing with their malicious father, Dan Scott (paul johansson,
Although the series is loved by fans, the show was often a tumultuous experience for its cast. Women from the series go public with harassment allegations against the producer mark schwann In 2017. While Schwan never addressed the allegations, Bush previously shared that he asked Morgan Burton, 41, and Lenz, 42, who portrayed Peyton Sawyer and Haley James Scott, respectively, to relive their experience. Started my podcast for. Show it in a strong way.
Bush explained, “The show itself is something we’ve had mixed feelings about for a long time.” Diversity In 2021. “This is an opportunity for us to look back at everything that was good and we’re going to take back everything that should have been better. It feels really good to be in that state of empathic power. Because there was no one in power who showed that much empathy towards all of us, and we want to do it differently.
During an April 2023 episode of “Drama Queens”, the trio explained why they feel a responsibility to continue speaking out about the harassment allegations.
“Unless there is some kind of change in our industry, I don’t know how we’ll stop [speaking out],” Burton Morgan said. “The only reason we made out was because we had each other.”
While speaking to E! on Wednesday – where she joined other organizations co stars James Lafferty, barbara alyn woods And brian greenberg On the red carpet – Bush said the thing she misses most about teen drama is her friends, noting that there is an “undeniability” about how special she is one Tree Hill For fans and artists alike.
“That’s why we’re all here tonight,” she said. “It really gave us a family that felt like one in a million.”