When The Hollywood Reporter ran a story about King of the Hill creators Mike Judge and Greg Daniels’ new company, Bandera Entertainment, they all but confirmed the long-awaited reboot was imminent.

Not so, according to Greg Daniels.

Chatting to Collider about the upcoming Netflix series Space Force, Daniels said King of the Hill’s reboot could still be considered as “in development”.

“Well, here’s the weird thing about the way that article ran is… there isn’t any change yet,” he told the publication.

“We don’t have a deal to do it. I’m not exactly sure if we phrased it wrong, maybe, but it’s still not 100%.”

That isn’t to say it won’t happen, of course.

He told Collider that the word is fans will be re-introduced to the characters 15 years after the last series finale.

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“The idea is a time jump, yeah, so the characters are a bit older,” he said.

While the idea is being seriously workshopped, it could still be a while before we see a finished product.

“We haven’t worked out the contracts yet,” Daniels said.

“We had the idea floating around that we pitched a while ago, and I think we need to figure out how we would do it well and who would do it with us because we’re both pretty busy.”

The pair are definitely busy.

Since King of the Hill finished up in 2010, Daniels went on to create The Office, Upload, and Space Force, while Judge developed Silicon Valley for HBO and is working on a Beavis and Butt-Head reboot.

That reboot does have a tentative release date, slated for later this year via Paramount+.

The original King of the Hill series aired on FOX from 1997 until 2010.

It revolved around the character of Hank Hill (voiced by Judge), who worked as a propane and propane accessories salesman, and his relationships with his wife Peggy, his children Bobby and Luanne, and his blue-collar friends.

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