Is The Golden Girls getting a reboot? Kind of – and it’s pretty gay

Golden Girls fans will be excited to hear the latest news about the much-rumoured reboot.

According to reports by Unicorn Booty, two of the writers from the original series have created a brand new pilot for a pretty similar series.

Some are calling the new show a reboot of the original line up starring Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty.

The Golden Girls

The new show, ‘Silver Foxes’ would feature four older queer men living together.

It is thought that the writers of the show, James Berge and Stan Zimmerman, who worked on Golden Girls, are to pitch the pilot of the show to Netflix and Hulu in the hopes that it will be picked up.

RELATED: Check out the PinkNews guide to The Golden Girls’ top 5 gayest moments here.

Zimmerman recently hosted a reading of the pilot at his home, inviting Leslie Jordan, George Takei, and Bruce Vilanch to take part.

According to reports, the show is based loosely on the characters Dorothy, Blanche, Sophia, and Rose, but also on the 2013 documentary ‘Before You Know It’.

Check out a trailer for Before You Know It below:

The show could appeal, as well as to a wider audience, to the estimated three million LGBT+ senior citizens across the US.

As well as focussing on ageing, the show will depict family life, dating and more.

A homeless shelter for LGBT+ youth started with $300,000 donated by Bea Arthur is set to open in 2017.

Back in 2015, a drag version of the Golden Girls made the Yuletide very gay.

After a string of celebrity deaths, a fan started a campaign to save Betty White from 2016, last year. Luckily she made it.

And in the meantime released this foul-mouthed review of Deadpool, our favourite pansexual anti-hero.

A couple of years back, Betty White was revealed as one of the most dangerous celebrities on the internet – find out why here.