MacGyver is being rebooted by Lionsgate. Read on for more details.
Lionsgate is developing a movie reboot of the action-adventure TV series “MacGyver,” with CBS planning a remake of the show.
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer made the disclosure of both projects on Friday during Lionsgate’s earnings call with analysts. He said the movie would be produced by series creator Lee David Zlotoff and Neal Moritz, producer of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, but gave no further details.
“MacGyver” ran for seven seasons on ABC in the U.S. from 1985 to 1992 and starred Richard Dean Anderson as secret agent Angus MacGyver, who worked for the Department of External Services. The series is best remembered for MacGyver’s ability to solve complex problems with ordinary objects and his Swiss Army knife.