Who is missing from iCarly reboot?

Sam Puckett
End of dialog window. The latest 2000s show to get a streaming service reboot is iCarly, but the new version is missing a key character—Sam Puckett, the former best friend of Carly, who was played by Jennette McCurdy.

Who is missing from iCarly reunion?

The first three episodes of the “iCarly” revival are now streaming on Paramount+. The premiere episode addressed the absence of Sam Puckett, played by Jennette McCurdy. Carly and Freddie revealed that Sam is “off following her bliss” with a biker gang.

Why was Sam removed from iCarly?

The real reason for Sam’s absence is that McCurdy felt “unfulfilled” by the past roles she played, and is now working on a book she sold to Simon & Schuster and reprising her one-woman stage show, according to a statement given to Newsweek.

Why is Jennette McCurdy not in iCarly reboot?

After revealing that she’d quit acting, it seems that McCurdy is indeed pretty focused on other projects in writing and directing — which is, reportedly, also part of the reason why she’s not returning to “iCarly,” as McCurdy’s representatives confirmed in a statement to Newsweek.

Why did they cancel Sam and Cat?

Media outlets attributed the cancellation to a salary dispute between McCurdy and Nickelodeon, an alleged feud between McCurdy and Grande, the leak of racy photographs of McCurdy, the rising music career of Grande, and both actresses’ desires to move on to other projects.

Why did Sam and Gibby not return to iCarly?

Noah explained that he felt that his character Gibby was the “punching bag” and the “expense of the joke” on the series. For him, this stigma from the show followed him whenever he had interactions with fans, which has turned him off on the idea of returning.

Are Jennette McCurdy and Miranda Cosgrove friends?

Cosgrove shared in a 2017 BUILD Series interview that she and McCurdy had a close friendship beyond their show. “My best friend is Jennette McCurdy, who was on iCarly with me,” she said. “We live really close to each other. We have sleepovers all the time.

Are Sam and Carly still friends?

“Carly very much still loves Sam and always will,” the actor explained. “We all really wanted Jennette to be a part of the show in real life but she’s just doing other things and we’re really happy for her.”

Why won’t Noah Munck be in the iCarly reboot?

One theory is that Munck simply wasn’t interested. In 2017, he appeared on The OYC Podcast and spoke about his child acting days. The performer said he had “no clue” about a potential reboot at the time; he added that while he “appreciated” his time on iCarly, he had a “weird relationship” with his role on the series.