Magnum P.I. could be getting a TV reboot, which might place the collection again on its house community. CBS is making an attempt to carry again one in all their beloved reveals, they usually’ve already handed out a large pilot-production dedication for the cop drama that would make a brand new collection a actuality. In fact, there’s nonetheless an extended solution to go earlier than this reboot will get underway, however what has been reported thus far seems promising.
THR is reporting that Peter Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim have been hooked up to jot down the script for this potential Magnum P.I. reboot. If these names sound acquainted, it is as a result of they’re each behind one other rebooted CBS collection, Hawaii 5-Zero. Lenkov can be answerable for the MacGyver reboot, so suffice to say this pilot is within the arms of men with a confirmed monitor report. The potential collection additionally could have The Blacklist producers John Davis and John Fox on board as govt producers, and maybe their affect will assist form what’s being described as an replace of the unique present’s story.
The pilot will comply with ex-Navy Seal Thomas Magnum who, after returning house from Afghanistan, has determined to make use of his navy abilities to grow to be a non-public investigator. Past the change from Magnum serving in Afghanistan versus Vietnam, little or no appears to have modified within the plot for this Magnum P.I. mission. This differs from a mission ABC was making an attempt to make occur a 12 months in the past, wherein the thought pitched targeted on Magnum’s daughter Lily.
With Thomas Magnum set to be the star of the present, and Tom Selleck part of the CBS household, one has to marvel if the actor will seem on this mission in some capability ought to it go to collection. With the character’s backstory modified to suit a extra trendy time, it appears extremely unlikely Selleck (who stars on CBS’s Blue Bloods) will reprise his former function despite his mustache nonetheless being in peak situation. Discovering a new Thomas Magnum that is as cool as Selleck was again within the day will not be a simple job, but when CBS pulls it off, this mission might get a collection order prior to later.
As this Magnum P.I. reboot is just within the early phases of creating a pilot, there is not any phrase whether or not or not if this mission will grow to be a collection, however we’ll preserve a watch out. If it does get an order, it is going to be one other bit of excellent information Peter Lenklov has gotten up to now week, as his present Salvation just got renewed for Season 2. For extra on upcoming CBS programming, or any reveals popping out within the subsequent couple months which may be of curiosity, be sure you go to our fall premiere guide and keep knowledgeable on the most recent and best in tv.