Modern Family star Aubrey Anderson-Emmons has revealed she would “definitely” be interested in reprising her iconic role in a comedy spin-off series, four years after the hit on-screen show came to an end.
Aubrey, 16, was just four years old when she joined the cast of the hit ABC show during its third season in 2011, playing the role of Mitchell and Cameron’s adopted daughter, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet playing her parents on screen. .
In the series finale, which aired in April 2020, Cam and Mitchell, along with Lily and their baby Rexford, made the difficult decision to move to Missouri after Cam was offered her dream job.
Speaking exclusively to DailyMail.com, Aubrey admitted she thought “it was a good ending,” but she’s definitely open to a spin-off in the future that could give fans an idea of how the happy family fared in the state. from the Midwest. but she would only do it under one very important condition.
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons photographed with her Modern Family co-stars Jesse Tyler Ferguson (left) and Eric Stonestreet.
Aubrey, pictured with actress Ariel Winter, joined Modern Family when she was four years old.
The 16-year-old actress said she would “definitely be interested” in starring in a spin-off series.
Confirming that she had discussed a spin-off with her co-star Jesse, 48, but not with ABC, Aubrey said: “They haven’t really said much about anything.” But my mom asked me, “Would you like to do that?” and I thought about it and I don’t know…
‘I think maybe if it happened, and probably if it did happen, I would have finished high school. Honestly, that would be fine for me, but I want to stay in high school because I only have less than a year and a half left.
“I would definitely be interested if the script was good and the parents were on board, but school is my priority right now unless something great comes along.
“I feel like the ending left possibilities and I think that’s why people are always talking about a Tucker Pritchard family spin-off,” Aubrey added, revealing that many fans have asked her about a spin-off in the comments on her social networks. pages.
In June 2022, father-of-two Jesse confirmed that a Modern Family spinoff script had been written but had not yet been investigated by the network.
‘The script already exists and is very good. So, you know, who knows? If someone wants to produce it, maybe,” he told Entertainment Tonight at the 2022 Tony Awards.
Aubrey confirmed that she never saw the alleged script and “didn’t even find out about it until he was dead for quite some time because kids are usually the last ones to find out.”
Despite her studies, the teenager, who lives in California with her mother Amy, is “very eager to get back to working as an actress” and often turns to one of her co-stars for guidance.
Aubrey was 12 when Modern Family ended and currently has a year and a half left in high school.
The final episode of Modern Family saw the Tucker-Pritchett family leave to move to Missouri.
Aubrey said that Jesse is probably the one she is “most in touch with” on the show and often asks him for advice.
“I was asking Jesse for advice the other day,” Aubrey said. “He’s probably the one I’m most in touch with from the show, we’re probably the closest to all the people I know most personally from the show.”
Aubrey had just turned four when she landed the role of Lily and had done a “chemistry read” with Jesse before the job was confirmed.
“I remember preparing for my audition, but I think the fact that my mom videotaped me getting ready is part of why I remember it a little more,” she explained.
‘But I remember that nostalgia and the way it felt to practice because also keep in mind that I hated reading as a child, and you can’t read as well when you’re four! “So, I didn’t really read the lines, my mom just told me what they were and I was pretty good at memorizing them,” Aubrey added.
When asked how it feels to have been a part of a blockbuster comedy at such a young age, Aubrey said she “doesn’t really feel like a child star.”
‘Recently, people at school have been mentioning that on TikTok, clips of me on the show when I was younger keep appearing on their “For You” page and it was a little strange for a while because a lot of those scenes I don’t do. I don’t remember filming!
“I think a lot of people think that being on a TV show or being on a set with people is fun all the time, especially for kids, and people always say, ‘Wow, that must have been the most amazing experience of your life.’ life.” life”, and it was an incredible experience and it built who I am, but at the same time people have to understand his job.
“We’re there for work, and things get serious from time to time and that’s okay, you know, that’s just the way it is, and especially for the kids, since we’re doing a lot.” We’re doing table reading, we’re going to school, we’re doing a lot of things, and it can get very, very stressful and a little chaotic, but that’s just the way it is.
Aubrey, pictured here with co-star Sofia Vergara, said life on set could get “really stressful” and a “little chaotic.”
The teen actress pictured with Eric Stonestreet, who played her father Cam on screen.
Aubrey admitted that it was “a little crazy” when she started high school because she was in “a very tight space with so many people” and would therefore be recognized.
“I think people think there’s a little bit of sunshine and rainbows all the time, but it’s not like that… not because the people on set are bad, but because that’s how the job goes.”
Aubrey was 12 when Modern Family finished and admitted it was “a little crazy” when she started high school because she was in “a very tight space with so many people” and would therefore be recognized.
‘Once a person notices that someone is taking a photo with you, they will say, “Wait, what’s going on?” and then they would get curious and tell other people and then it would get out of hand.
‘But, you know, you still find friends who are genuine. I have a lot of amazing friends and I’m a musician, so I also have a lot of great music and theater friends. I am now in a smaller high school. Some people made a fuss at first, but honestly it’s fun because I know who my real friends are and that’s what matters.’