ABC orders female-led Best American Hero reboot

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ABC has given a pilot order to a female-led reboot of The Best American Hero from Contemporary Off the Boat EP Nahnatchka Khan.

Impressed by the 1980s TV present of the identical title, The Best American Hero facilities round Meera, a 30-year-old lady who loves tequila and karaoke and has spent her life looking and failing to seek out that means, a lot to the chagrin of her conventional Indian-American household. An inexplicable occasion happens that can change the course of Meera’s life without end: She is entrusted with an excellent go well with to guard the planet. Meera might have lastly discovered function, however the world has by no means been in additional unreliable arms.

The unique sequence, which starred William Katt as a college instructor imbued with superhuman talents after a bunch of aliens bestowed him with a purple and black tremendous go well with, ran from 1981-1983 on ABC.

Rachna Fruchbom (Contemporary Off the Boat, Parks and Recreation) will write and government produce with Khan, Fierce Child, Mandy Summers, and Tawnia McKiernan.

ABC boss Channing Dungey just lately cited the event of The Best American Hero reboot as an indication the community has not slowed down on superhero initiatives, regardless of the current comfortable efficiency of Marvel’s Inhumans.

Again in 2014, Fox was in improvement on a reboot of Best American Hero with Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord, and Chris Miller.

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