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Mark-Paul Gosselaar Hasn't Been Asked to Do 'Saved By the Bell' Revival

Despite his character seemingly playing a pivotal role, Gosselaar is scratching his head

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    Mark-Paul Gosselaar Hasn't Been Asked to Do 'Saved By the Bell' Revival
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    SAVED BY THE BELL -- Pictured: (l-r) Lark Voorhies as Lisa Turtle, Ed Alonzo as Max, Tiffani Thiessen as Kelly Kapowski, Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zachary 'Zack' Morris, Dennis Haskins as Mr. Richard Belding, Elizabeth Berkley as Jessica 'Jessie' Myrtle Spano, Dustin Diamond as Samuel 'Screech' Powers, Mario L�pez as Albert Clifford 'A.C.' Slater -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank .

    "Saved By the Bell" is coming back with a revival/reboot and Zack Morris' actions are at the center of the new series. Now, somebody just needs to call the man who brought Zack to life for all those seasons, Mark-Paul Gosselaar.

    "I haven't been approached, so I'm not involved at the moment," Gosselaar told E! News about the "Saved By the Bell" reboot on Peacock, NBC's new streaming service.

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    Once at their new school, the new students then give the privileged pupils at Bayside a dose of reality. Original "Saved By the Bell" cast members Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley are attached to star.

    Despite his character seemingly playing a pivotal role, Gosselaar is scratching his head. "I find that odd too 'cause when I read that I thought, 'Huh, I'm on Mixed-ish,'" he said.

    The actor, who was on hand to promote "Mixed-ish", the prequel spinoff to ABC's "Black-ish", said he found out about the new series just like everybody else, via an article texted by a friend who congratulated him. "I said, 'You know this isn't Mario Lopez that you just texted,'" he said.

    While he hasn't been called, he said he's game to return if the timing works out. But at the moment he's focused on his new show. In the comedy, Gosselaar plays the father of a young Rainbow Johnson (played by Tracee Ellis Ross on black-ish and Arica Himmel on mixed-ish).

    "Mixed-ish" premieres Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 9 p.m. on ABC. Peacock will launch in April 2020.