Fans might need to get a can of Alamo ready, because according to TV Line, “King of the Hill” is finally coming back 14 years after airing the show’s finale.
Hulu has put in an official series order for the classic sitcom, which will now take place in the present day. Voiceover actors Mike Judge as Hank and Kathy Najimy as his wife Peggy Hill have been confirmed as returning, as will most of the cast, including Stephen Root and Johnny Hardwick. However Toby Huss, who voiced Cotton Hill and Kahn Souphanousinphone on the original show, is not listed as coming back. This is likely because Kahn is a Vietnamese character, which may mean a recasting of the Hills’ obnoxious neighbor.
Saladin Patterson will serve as the new showrunner, while co-creators Greg Daniels and Judge will executive produce. Hulu President Craig Erwich said in his statement, “We are all so excited to welcome back Hank, Peggy and Bobby, and to see what they have to say about the world we live in and continue the conversations we began years ago.”