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Tango0126 Aug 2017 12:57 p.m. PST

…and Hutch' for TV.

"James Gunn is turning his sights from the Marvel galaxy to broadcast (or cable, or streaming) TV. As reported today by THR, the Guardians of the Galaxy filmmaker is partnering up with Sony Pictures Television for a possible reboot of the 1970s series Starsky and Hutch. As of now, Gunn is set to pen the script alongside his brother Brian Gunn, and cousin, Mark Gunn, and all three will executive produce. It's a family affair!

There is a chance that Gunn (James, that is) may also direct based on his availability, but right now the idea is just a pitch, and Sony is currently shopping it around, where there are apparently multiple bids for the project. Without a script yet, where the reboot lands could have an affect on what kind of tone it takes. For Sony, it doesn't much matter who takes it, only that someone does since they own the IP — which is a major reason we've been seeing so many reboots. It keeps the rights fresh and the royalties still flooding in…"
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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 11:12 p.m. PST

Maybe they'll make a remake of Dukes of Hazzard. :)

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