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Looks like another '70s cop show is about to make its way to the big screen some forty years after its heyday. Joining The Rockford Files which is already in development, a Kojak movie is now also in the process of being cooked up over at Universal Pictures. The bald detective famously played by Telly Savalas appeared on CBS for five seasons between 1973 and 78 before being cancelled due to low ratings. Now a new generation will instead get to hear Vin Diesel growl the classic catchphrase, "Who loves ya, baby?". According to Deadline, Universal has hired screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to pen the script for a Kojak feature film. The duo have a pretty solid reputation in Hollywood right now after writing the script for the last three Bond movies: Skyfall, Quantum of Solace and Casino Royale. However, it's worth noting that they also penned a couple »

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