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CBS GREENLIGHTS HAWAII 5-0 PILOT



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It’s the series franchise that won’t go away…


CBS has greenlit the long talked about updated version of the police series Hawaii Five-0




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Screenwriters are Alex Kurtzman (above left), Roberto Orci (above right) , and “CSI: NY” executive producer Peter Lenkov




According to the Hollywood Reporter, Kurtzman and Orci co-wrote the pilot story with Lenkov with all three executive producing…CBS and CBS Studios has the rights to Hawaii Five-O. The network announced last spring it would do an updated  version earlier of the icon series last year with Criminal Minds executive producer Ed Bernero


No production date or names of actors were announced…



But to give you an idea of what the “updated” series will be like, Kurtzman and Orci are o-creators/exec producers of Fox’s Fringe. They recently wrote  the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Trek. Their feature writing credits also include the two Transformers movies and Mission: Impossible III



Lenkov is exec producer on CBS/CBS Studios crime drama CSI: NY…




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The new Five-0 is an updated version of the original series that centered on an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police headed by Steve McGarrett played by Jack Lord (above right) and only answerable  to the governor. The series ran on CBS from 1968-80. The only actor still alive from the original cast is James MacArthur (above left), who played Lord’s next in command Dan “Danno” Williams…





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