A ‘Starsky & Hutch’ remake is in the works at Fox

A remake of the 1970s buddy cop series Starsky and Hutch In the works at Fox, with a female twist.

Fox is developing the project as a one-hour drama under its script-to-series model, Deadline has confirmed.

The modern remake will revolve around two female detectives, Sasha Starsky and Nicole Hutchinson. The pair solve crimes in the offbeat town of Desert City while staying true to their friendship, their awesomeness, and somehow also try to unravel the mystery of who sent their father to prison 15 years ago for a crime they didn’t commit.

Sam Slaver (Prodigal son) and Elizabeth Peterson (residential) will serve as writer and showrunner.

The project will be produced by Sony Pictures Television and Fox Entertainment.

Created by William Blinn and produced by Banan-Goldberg Productions, the original series, which aired on ABC from 1975 to 1979, centered on two detectives, streetwise David Michael Starsky (played by Paul Michael Glaser) and by-the- Book Kenneth Richard “Hutch” Hutchinson (David Soule), cruises the streets of fictional Bay City, California in a two-door Ford Gran Torino. Sony TV, then known as Columbia Pictures Television, was behind the original series.

Peterson is currently working in the writers’ room on Mark Cherry’s upcoming development mini Jenny is a weapon on Fox, and he previously served as co-executive producer Residential. Peterson’s additional credits include HBO the remainder And newsroom, and Fox’s Extravagant boy.

The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.

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