'The Greatest American Hero' Is Making A Comeback On FOX
Reported by Outsiders - 2014.08.30
FOX has decided to reboot an cult classic with a put pilot commitment to The Greatest American Hero, a new take on the 1981 sci-fi dramedy, which is being shepherded by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, directors of the feature franchise based on another í80s TV series, 21 Jump Street.
The new Greatest American Hero will chronicle inner-city teacher Isaacís adventures after his discovery of a superhero suit that gives him superhuman abilities. Unfortunately for Isaac, he hates wearing the suit and has to learn how to use its powers by trial and error because he quickly misplaces the suitís instructions. He also has to deal with a government handler who has very different objectives than him and struggles as to whether he should use his newfound gifts to help others or just himself.
The original series starring William Katt and Robert Culp, aired for three seasons on ABC.