This was one of my favorite shows way back when. It’ll be interesting to see if anything comes of this reboot.
Deadline is reporting that Fox has given a put pilot order for a reboot of The Greatest American Hero.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Lego Movie) will executive produce the new version of the show, created by Stephen J. Cannell, along with Cannell’s daughter, Tawnia McKiernan. Rodney Rothman will write and also executive produce.
This new version will follow an inner city teacher named Isaac after he discovers a super-suit and loses the instructions. Along the way, he picks up a government handler with different ideas on how to put the suit to good use. Isaac will have to learn how to use the suit by trial and error, very much like Ralph Hinckley did when he got the suit.
Slightly different from the original 1981 series, which starred William Katt and Robert Culp, this new version could be either a sequel or a reboot. It…
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