Furious & quick’ Justin Lin will direct the pilot for the CBS Magnum P.I. reboot
Justin Lin ( Furious & quick, Star Trek Beyond) is set to direct the pilot for the upcoming Magnum P.I. reboot for CBS, inning accordance with Deadline. He will likewise executive produce with Danielle Woodrow from Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment.
The brand-new Magnum P.I. series originates from author Peter Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim (executive manufacturers and showrunners for the Hawaii Five-O reboot), and will focus around the 4 primary characters from the initial series. The character of Higgins (played in the initial by John Hillerman) will be female. She will now be disavowed previous MI:6 representative Juliet Higgins. Lenkov and Guggenheim will executive produce with Davis Entertainment’s John Davis and John Fox. CBS TELEVISION studios will co-produce with Universal TELEVISION. Initial star Tom Selleck has actually apparently provided his true blessing, however will not be included.
The initial series, which ranged from 1980 to 1988, starred Selleck, Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley and Larry Manetti, and fixated the easygoing previous Navy SEAL as he runs a PI company from the visitor home of a beautiful Hawaiian beachfront estate owned by the reclusive author Robin Masters. Produced by Donald P. Bellisario and Glen A. Larson, Magnum P.I. notoriously cost Selleck the function of Indiana Jones due to his series dedication, though it won him an Emmy in 1984 and made him an ’80 s icon. ABC attempted a sequel-style reboot of the program in 2016, which was produced by Eva Longoria and John Rogers ( Leverage).
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