Octavia Spencer to Star in ‘Murder She Wrote’ Reboot
NBC is planning to reboot the classic television series, Murder She Wrote.
The revival will have a different direction thanks to writer Alexandra Cunningham and producer David Janollari. Oscar winner Octavia Spencer is said to be attached as the show’s star; in the role of an astute amateur detective.
So far, the hour-long project, which has received a put pilot commitment, is a revamped version of the original series starring Angela Lansbury. Sources have described it as a light, contemporary procedural in the vein of Bones or Fargo, it follows a hospital administrator and amateur sleuth (Spencer) who self-publishes her first mystery novel.
Posted on October 26, 2013, in ENTERTAINMENT NEWS and tagged Academy Award, Alexandra Cunningham, Angela Lansbury, cbs, Desperate Housewives, Murder She Wrote, nbc, Octavia Spencer. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.