20th Century Fox has put a reboot of the Joss Whedon series from “Midnight, Texas” creator Monica Owusu-Breen into development, TheWrap has confirmed.
The new take, which Whedon will also executive produce, is set to feature a black lead character.
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Gail Berman, Joe Earley, Fran Kazui and Kaz Kazui are also attached to serve as executive producers on the new potential series. No network is attached, though producers are set to begin shopping the series later this year.
The original series, starring by Sarah Michelle Gellar as the titular hero, ran for seven seasons beginning in 1997, five on The WB and two more on Upn. The fan-favorite series is widely regarded as one of the greatest TV shows of all time,