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T.J. Hooker gets promoted to the movies

6 July 2009 12:54 PM, PDT | Corona's Coming Attractions | See recent Corona's Coming Attractions news »

If it worked for Star Trek, why not for T.J. Hooker? The man that created the hour-long cop show that was a staple on ABC's line-up in the early 1980s wants to bring the L.A. beat street cop to the big screen, but where the original Hooker was an action-drama the movie is being envisioned as an action-comedy. With a name like "Hooker" that makes sense, donnit?

Rick Husky was the creator of T.J. Hooker and he's attached as a producer on the film along with David Foster and Ryan Heppe. Director Chuck Russell of The Scorpion King and The Mask fame is working out a contract that would see him call action on the set of the film while screenwriters Brent Maddock and S.S. Wilson (the Tremors series, Wild Wild West) will write the story. Variety found out that Maddock and Wilson's take on the movie Hooker will »

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