Reboot of “Mad Men”? Kiernan Shipka hopes for Sally Draper spin-off

Shipka, who played Don Draper’s daughter Sally in the acclaimed drama, is adamant that she’s “not done” with the character.

“Mad Men” celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, and while some fans will be shocked that so much time has passed, the series also feels in many ways like a relic of a bygone era.

While Matthew Weiner’s period drama helped launch the so-called “Golden Age of Television,” it’s nearly impossible to imagine a show having its massive cultural reach in the era of media-saturated streaming. ‘today. The AMC series was a true cultural phenomenon, with its acclaimed performances and meticulous period production design dominating water cooler discussions throughout its seven seasons.

While nearly every major TV series in recent memory has benefited from some sort of reboot or spin-off to generate content for the streaming wars, most “Mad Men” cast have lost interest in the revival of the broadcast.

“I’m convinced that when a story is told, it’s probably over,” Jon Hamm said. “So I don’t know, maybe there’s another version of it somewhere, but I hope not.”

However, there is one cast member who definitely wants more “Mad Men” in his life. Speaking to ET about the show’s 15th anniversary, Kiernan Shipka, who played Sally Draper on the show, said she can’t wait to get back to the character.

“I’m not done with Sally,” Shipka said, before detailing her vision for a possible spin-off. “I don’t think she would be in New York. I think she would do LA… But I’m not done with her at all.

When “Mad Men” ended, AMC considered developing spinoffs featuring multiple characters, one of which would have followed an adult version of Sally several decades after the series ended. While Shipka would have been too young to play the role at the time, she’s certainly interested and available should the network ever decide to revisit the idea.

While it’s unclear if any of his “Mad Men” costars would want to reprise their roles in this hypothetical spinoff, the cast has certainly been keeping in touch. Kiernan revealed that she still frequently sees her on-screen father, Jon Hamm.

“I always like to see it,” she said. “I’ve come across him so much lately. It’s so funny.”

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