Chad Michael Murray wants a 'new generation' in One Tree Hill

Chad Michael Murray "can't see the world" without a One Tree Hill reboot.

Murray, who played Lucas Scott on the beloved teen drama for six seasons, recently spoke with E! News about the show's potential return teases that "something's going to happen."

"Whether we bring everyone together for a live reading of the show or create a new fictional future episode, I don't know what that will be," Murray said, adding that now is the time for a modern-day One Tree Hill .

“This show changed and shaped the lives of many young people,” he continued. “There’s a place for today’s cultural shifts and problems that need to be addressed.”

Sophia Bush and Chad Michael on One Tree Hill. Warner Bros./The CW/“One Tree Hill”

"New Generation"

Talk to E! Murray added that a "new generation of programming" could cover issues facing young people today.

“From social media to racial injustice to the LGBT community to everything out there,” he continued. "So people can feel like they belong and are loved. That's what we need."

One Tree Hill 20 Years

On September 23, Murray celebrated the 20th anniversary of the One Tree Hill pilot, writing on Instagram Stories: "Happy 20th anniversary Fam #3. If you asked me in 2003... I would never have dreamed of it We’ll still have this magical bond.”

According to "People" magazine , former " One Tree Hill" actors Sophia Bush, Hilary Burton Morgan, Danielle Ackles, Bevan Prince, Stephen Colletti, Austin Neighbors Coles and Matt Barr will also reunite on the show's original set in November 2023 to mark the 20th anniversary of the beloved series. .

"One Tree Hill" stars Hilary Burton, Bethany Joy Lenz, Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush. Theo Wargo/WireImage

One Tree Hill, which aired for nine seasons from 2003 to 2012, followed half-brothers Lucas (Murray) and Nathan Scott (James Rafferty) in the North Life in the fictional town of Tree Hill, Carolina.