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22 September 2016 10:26 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
The reboots are showing no sign of slowing down. ABC is teaming with Leverage creator John Rogers and producer Eva Longoria for a Magnum P.I. sequel focusing on the daughter of the iconic character played by Tom Selleck, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Magnum has received a script commitment with a hefty penalty. The potential series is described as an action-packed drama in the same style of the original. It follows Magnum's daughter, Lily "Tommy" Magnum, who returns to Hawaii to take up the mantle of her father’s Pi firm. She and her tribe of friends mix tropical beaches with the
- Lesley Goldberg
TMZ reports that Santos suffered a heart attack Wednesday at his Los Angeles home, according to his son, Perry Santos. He was put on life support at a hospital in Santa Monica, where he passed away.
The actor played Becker, a frustrated Los Angeles policeman, on the NBC show for eight years, appearing in 112 episodes. Santos received an Emmy nomination for his work in 1979 for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series.
Santos built a career around playing in police-themed shows including “Magnum P.I.” and “Police Story.” Taking a break from being the good policeman everyone loved in “The Rockford Files,” he played a bad guy on “The Sopranos.”
- Lamarco McClendon
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