Disney + streaming service is working on a television series based on the 1980s classic Turner & Hooch. Deadline reports that.
In the 1989 comedy, a very young actor Tom Hanks (63) played a police detective who is assisted by a drooling burgundy dog. He is forced to adopt the animal after his owner has been murdered.
Details about the series are not yet known. The project is being developed by director Matt Nix, who previously made the Burn Notice series .
It is not the first time that there is a plan for a Turner & Hooch series. A pilot was also made in the 1990s, with actor Thomas F. Wilson in the role that Hanks played in the film. He is best known as a villain Biff in the Back to the Future series.
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