NBC may havepassed
on theWonder Woman
pilot, but ABC is moving forward with their own nostalgic version of crime-fighting, jiggle TV --Charlie's Angels
. The new series began filming in Miami back in January (perhaps some of you showed up for thecasting call
?) and will air Thursdays nights on ABC this fall.
The redux stars Minka Kelly, Rachel Taylor, and Annie Ilonzeh, and features Robert Wagner as the voice of Charlie and Drew Barrymore as executive producer. The network just released a video preview and so far, we're giving it two thumbs "meh." Watch for yourself:
New rule: If your show features a trio of strong female leads, no one is allowed to utter the wordcosmos
---especially in the first line of your series preview. Think about how the whole tone of the show would change if Abby said instead "Last time I cracked one of these, it was under two minutes but that was after two
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and I was hanging upside down." Instant improvement, right?
A lady who can kick down a door deserves a stiff drink.