Thursday, October 29, 2009

Book 'em, Danno

Move over, Battlestar Galactica. The latest old TV show being remade into a new series? Hawaii Five-O. Will it fly? Maybe, maybe not. Here are some clues:

It's being produced by CBS Studios, which means it'll likely be a thinly disguised version of its top procedural franchise. Call it "CSI: Waikiki."
Jack Lord, who played the original series' iconic Steve McGarrett, is no longer available -- due primarily to the fact that he died in 1998. Perhaps they'll book his awesome hair for a guest spot, though.
If cost-cutting measures force them to shoot someplace other than Hawaii, it's all over. Especially in winter, Vancouver just ain't gonna cut it.

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