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NBC Eyes Murder, She Wrote Reboot Starring Oscar Winner Octavia Spencer

24 October 2013 10:10 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Jessica Fletcher will ride (her trademark bicycle) again! Well, sort of.

NBC has given a put pilot committment to a Murder, She Wrote reboot starring Oscar winner Octavia Spencer (The Help), our sister site Deadline reports.

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Alexandra Cunningham (Desperate Housewives, Prime Suspect) will write — and executive produce with David Janollari — the project, which will put a new twist on CBS’ long-running smash. Spencer’s character is described by Deadline as “a hospital administrator and amateur sleuth who self-publishes her first mystery novel” and sets out to help solve real-life crimes. »

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