Hawaiian cops for a new millennium? Book ’em, Danno.
“Fringe” creators/”Star Trek” scribes Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci, along with “CSI: NY” exec producer Peter Lenkov are teaming up for the revamped series.
The original show starred Lord as Hawaiian state policeman Steve McGarrett and ran for 12 years. Besides the “Book ’em, Danno” catchphrase, the show was also known for the music from its classic opening sequence.
In other TV news, Bradley Whitford has landed one of the leads in FOX’s new 13-episode series “Jack and Dan.”
Whitford will play an alcoholic, lecherous and unpredictable cop named Dan who’s coasting on one heroic act he performed years ago. He’s partnered with the more strait-laced, rules-bound cop Jack.
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