Zoey 101 cast reunite for dinner amid reboot rumors as they record message for Jamie Lynn Spears

Zoey 101 cast reunite for dinner amid reboot rumors as they record message for Jamie Lynn Spears


The Zoey 101 cast got together amid talks of a reboot and a potential return of Jamie Lynn Spears to reprise her lead role.

Some of the cast got together on Monday night for a catch-up dinner with show creator Dan Schneider.

Former stars of the show, which wrapped 11 years ago, including Chris Massey, Sean Flynn, Victoria Justice, Matt Underwood, Abby Wilde, Paul Butcher, Jack Salvatore and Erin Sanders posed for a happy snap around the dinner table.

The cast of Zoey 101 reunited on Monday night for dinner in North Hollywood amid rumors the show is coming back. The gang were Jamie Lynn Spears and Austin Butler

The cast of Zoey 101 reunited on Monday night for dinner in North Hollywood amid rumors the show is coming back. The gang were Jamie Lynn Spears and Austin Butler

The gang met up at The Front yard in North Hollywood at 8pm, according to TMZ.

Sharing a snap to Instagram Schneider wrote: ‘Some Zoey 101 buzz got me talking with my good friend Sean Flynn (“Chase”)… and within about 72 hours, this happened! I’m not sure how I feel about my new glasses, but that was one of the most fun nights ever.

‘A wonderful cast of kids then, and even better all grown up! Much love/respect for all of you! Jamie Lynn is busy shooting her new show in Atlanta. We missed you, congrats!’

Missing from the gathering was Spears who couldn’t make it, along with Austin Butler who has just been named as landing the lead role in a new Elvis Presley biopic from Baz Luhrmann.

Chris Massey, Sean Flynn, Victoria Justice, Matt Underwood, Abby Wilde, Paul Butcher, Jack Salvatore and Erin Sanders posed for a happy snap during the catch-up

Chris Massey, Sean Flynn, Victoria Justice, Matt Underwood, Abby Wilde, Paul Butcher, Jack Salvatore and Erin Sanders posed for a happy snap during the catch-up

Missed out: The gang recorded a message for Jamie, 28, which she posted on her Instagram after missing out on the fun

Missed out: The gang recorded a message for Jamie, 28, which she posted on her Instagram after missing out on the fun

'Not only did I miss the reunion, but I also missed the FaceTime, because I’m lame and fell asleep.... thank y’all for the video and hope to see y’all very soon' Jamie wrote

‘Not only did I miss the reunion, but I also missed the FaceTime, because I’m lame and fell asleep…. thank y’all for the video and hope to see y’all very soon’ Jamie wrote

Jamie Lynn appeared to be disappointed she missed out on the fun and shared a video from her former castmates on Instagram on Tuesday writing: ‘Not only did I miss the reunion, but I also missed the FaceTime, because I’m lame and fell asleep…. thank y’all for the video and hope to see y’all very soon’.

In the video the gang tell Jamie they love her and miss her and hope to see her soon. 

Jamie is in talks to reprise her role in the Nickelodeon show, according to TMZ.

The 28-year-old actress, who is the younger sister of Britney Spears, is speaking with show executives about the possibility of coming back as the show’s lead character Zoey Brooks – 11 years after its cancellation. 

Iconic television: Jamie is in talks to reprise her role in Nickelodeons iconic Zoey 101 reboot after nearly 11 years after saying goodbye, according to TMZ

Iconic television: Jamie is in talks to reprise her role in Nickelodeons iconic Zoey 101 reboot after nearly 11 years after saying goodbye, according to TMZ

This comes after other Nick shows have been brought back to life including another Jamie Lynn Spears show, All That and Blues Clues.

According to the site, it’s ‘not a done deal’ and if she was to reprise the role, the character would have ‘some major changes.’

The show would revolve around Zoey’s life following where viewers left off with her in boarding school.

Potential plotline: The show would revolve around Zoey's life following where viewers left off with her in boarding school. But this time, it's years later and Zoey is a mom

Potential plotline: The show would revolve around Zoey’s life following where viewers left off with her in boarding school. But this time, it’s years later and Zoey is a mom

TMZ sources said Zoey would be a mom in the reboot and the character would be 28 years old.

Zoey 101 was cancelled back in 2008 after three seasons.

The news came shortly after the then 16-year-old announced that she was pregnant. At the time she was seeing her 18-year-old boyfriend Casey Aldridge.

She gave birth to their daughter Maddie Briann Aldridge on June 19, 2008, 

They later got engaged, but it didn’t last long before the two called it quits for good. 

Spears has always denied that the show was cancelled because she got pregnant. 

Jamie Lynn’s Zoey 101 co-star Austin Butler, who played James Garrett, was just announced as the the lead role of Elvis in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic.

Plot twist: Zoey 101 was cancelled back in 2008 after three seasons. The news came shortly after the then 16-year-old announced that she was pregnant. At the time she was seeing her 18-year-old boyfriend Casey Aldridge

Plot twist: Zoey 101 was cancelled back in 2008 after three seasons. The news came shortly after the then 16-year-old announced that she was pregnant. At the time she was seeing her 18-year-old boyfriend Casey Aldridge

Meanwhile, the actress has already stepped back into the spotlight after her hiatus. 

She recently joined the cast of Sweet Magnolias which will be airing on Netflix.

The star will play Noreen Fitzgibbons, a young woman who comes to town to work as a nurse after making some questionable decisions and looking to rebuild her life.

Jamie Lynn is married to Jamie Watson; they welcomed a daughter named Ivey Joan Watson on April 11,2018, 

All grown up: The star will play Noreen Fitzgibbons, a young woman who comes to town to work as a nurse after making some questionable decisions and looking to rebuild her life; Jamie smiles for photos at the American Girl Benefit Grand Opening back in November 2017

All grown up: The star will play Noreen Fitzgibbons, a young woman who comes to town to work as a nurse after making some questionable decisions and looking to rebuild her life; Jamie smiles for photos at the American Girl Benefit Grand Opening back in November 2017

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