Hearth up the Gran Torino: An replace of the Nineteen Seventies cop present Starsky & Hutch is within the offing.
Fox is growing the challenge, which will likely be characteristic two feminine characters within the title roles, through its script-to-series mannequin. Fox Leisure president Michael Thorn instructed Latest Hollywood News he expects to have at the least two scripts from writers/showrunners Sam Sklaver (Prodigal Son) and Elizabeth Peterson (The Resident) earlier than making a choice on it.
Sony Footage Tv, which as Columbia Footage TV produced the unique sequence, and Fox Leisure are producing.
The present is considered one of a handful of tasks in Fox’s improvement pipeline. The community can be engaged on a medical drama titled Doc (additionally with Sony) from author and showrunner Barbie Kligman (Magnum P.I.), primarily based on an Italian sequence about a physician who loses eight years of her reminiscence after a traumatic accident. Marc Cherry’s Jenny Is a Weapon can be within the works.
The fashionable “reimagining” of Starsky & Hutch will heart on two feminine detectives, Sasha Starsky and Nicole Hutchinson. They remedy crimes within the offbeat city of Desert Metropolis whereas staying true to their friendship, their awesomeness, and by some means additionally making an attempt to unravel the thriller behind who despatched their fathers to jail 15 years in the past for a criminal offense they didn’t commit.
William Blinn created the unique sequence, which ran from 1975-79 on ABC and starred David Soul, Paul Michael Glaser within the title roles, Antonio Fargas as Huggy Bear, the 2 detectives’ informant, and a cherry-red Ford Gran Torino with a white stripe throughout its sides and roof. Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Snoop Dogg starred in a 2004 characteristic movie that paid homage to/paradoxically winked on the sequence.
Peterson is at present a part of the mini writers room growing Jenny Is a Weapon at Fox and beforehand labored on Prodigal Son and HBO’s The Leftovers and The Newsroom. Peterson is repped by CAA and Lichter Grossman.