'School of Rock' Returns As New Television Series on Nickelodeon!

5:02 PM EDT 8/12/2014 by Leila Falls, Celebeat Reporter

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The hit comedy School of Rock is making the ultimate comeback! More than 10 years after its epic debut, Nickelodeon has recruited the Paramount film for a television series.

The Hollywood Reporter shared the exciting news of the new series earlier this month, confirming the return of Jack Black as Dewey Finn, the musician who impersonates a substitute teacher and inspires students to love rock. Together they form The School of Rock.

"In the words of AC/DC, We roll tonight...to the guitar bite...and for those about to rock... I salute you," Finn told his rockin' band in the film.

Last year, Jack Black and his rockers had a 10-year reunion, reported The Hollywood Reporter. Remember Miranda Cosgrove, who played Summer Hathaway in the film and moved on to star in the television series iCarly? She Instagramed the highlights of the gathering and wrote, "10-year 'School of Rock' reunion! Sooo good to see everyone."

Unfortunately, our favorite kid rockers will not be returning for the television version, but maybe there will be some cameos!

"School of Rock was conceived around Jack so completely that there's really no separating that," director Richard Linklater told Esquire last year.

Linklater and producer Scott Rudin, according to The Hollywood Reporter, will also return to produce the show.

Andrew Lloyd Weber is even taking School of Rock to Broadway in 2016, according to Variety.

This is an especially sweet gig since Black shared his hope for a sequel of the film back in 2012 with the New York Post.

"It was not meant to be, unfortunately. But never say never," he said at the time.

The School of Rock television series is set to air during the spring 2015.

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