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Hawaii Five-0 Getting Remade For TV on CBS

Hawaii Five-0 Returning to TV

Book 'em, Dano! Hawaii Five-0 is coming back to CBS. The network is currently at work developing a 2.0 version of the classic cop series, and the writers behind it include two of the guys from Fringe, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci.

I feel pretty confident about the cult favorite's return given that it's in such capable hands, but with yesterday's news that Southland got canceled, can any police drama — even one with established fans — survive against TV titans CSI and Law & Order? Here's hoping Hawaii Five-O may just stand a chance. I'm sure a few die-hard fans of the '70s original will be a bit unhappy about the new, undoubtedly slicked-up version, but as long as they leave the theme song alone, I'll be happy.

How do you feel about a remake? Do you think it can last up against the other police series?

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PinkNC PinkNC 7 years
They need to stop remaking classic shows like these. The new versions never do the classic any justice. Some things just need to be left alone. I say no to this one.
lizlee89 lizlee89 7 years
sure, why not? I loved Hawaii 5-0 as a kid, and I'm curious to see how a modern version would look. and Jack Lord as McGarrett was like the original Chuck Bass, what with the sweet neck scarfs and blazers...
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