Christian Actress Candace Cameron Bure Gives Inside Scoop on Upcoming 'Full House' Reboot

( [email protected] ) Apr 23, 2015 02:24 PM EDT
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Candace Cameron Bure is best known for her role as D.J. Tanner on the hit sitcom, Full House.

Christian actress Candace Cameron Bure has weighed in the upcoming "Full House" reunion series, revealing that the audience will be "really happy" with the 13-episode reboot coming to Netflix.

Bure, who famously played D.J. Tanner in the series, which which ran for eight seasons from 1987 to 1995, made her comments during On Air with Ryan Seacrest on Wednesday morning.

"We're so excited," the 39-year-old actress said. "It's kind of been the best worst kept secret ever. The deal was done and we can finally talk about it."

Bure, who has three children with her husband, retired National Hockey League player Valeri Bure, revealed that the new premise is "the reverse" of the original Full House, which centered around Danny (Bob Saget) who raises his three young daughters with the help of his friend (Dave Coulier) and rock n' roll brother-in-law (John Stamos) following the death of his wife.

"Now, D.J., my character, is a mom, she has two boys, she's pregnant with a third, and her husband, Tommy Fuller - thus the name Fuller House - has died tragically," Bure explained. "He was firefighter and he lost his life. Just like on Full House, there was no mom, she died in a car accident. My husband passed away and I need help to raise my three kids, so I ask my sister [Stephanie, reprised by Jodie Sweetin] and my best friend Kimmy Gibbler [Andrea Barber] to come help me raise the kids."

However, just like the original Full House series, the reboot will provide audiences with family-oriented, clean entertainment.

"We're going to do this in a contemporary way, but I think the audience will be really happy that we will maintain what Full House represented and that was good wholesome television," she explains.

Speaking red carpet event celebrating Dancing with the Stars' 10th anniversary, Bure also credited the wholesome nature of Full House for the show's popularity, which has continued despite ending 20 years ago.

"No matter how sugary sweet it was, people just loved it," she said, reports. "We're not trying to remake Full House. It will be fresh and contemporary and will have current situations that we'll deal with, but the feel of what Full House represented for people, that it was a safe show."

The actress has previously explained that because of her Christian values, she will never participate in television shows or films that are not God-honoring. 

"I have boundaries that my husband and I talked about and are both comfortable with," Bure told in 2013.  "I had my first kiss on television at 13-years-old so it's very easy for me to separate acting, doing my job and pretending to be romantic or flirting with someone and real life. But if you watch anything I do, you'll see I don't go beyond kissing someone...I'm not going to get naked, and I'm not going to have sex scenes. "

"Fuller House" is expected to be available on Netflix in 2016.