“Magnum PI” Reboot In The Works
1980s hit show Magnum PI, which starred Tom Sellick as the title private investigator, looks to be one of the latest titles for the reboot slate.
This time around, the focus will be on Magnum’s daughter, Lilly “Tommy” Magnum, who actually appeared in a few episodes of the original series.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lilly arrives in Hawaii to take over her father’s PI agency. Alongside a band of friends, she fights the world of espionage and international crime, while trying to figure out the mystery surrounding the leaked spy operation which ended her career with Navy intelligence.
John Rogers, producer of Leverage and Eva Longoria are teaming up with ABC to produce the series, which is currently owned by Universal Television. Rogers will also write the script.
TV reboots seem to be coming hard and fast. Currently in the works are new versions of LA Law, The Lost Boys and The Departed, among other titles.