Starsky & Hutch: Cop series from 70s under development for remake at Fox

The famous cop-friends Starsky and Hutch are returning at Fox with a female twist.

Fox is bringing back the 1970s buddy cop series Starsky & Hutch, but with a female twist.

As per the reports by Deadline, the network has been developing the project as one-hour drama under its script-to-series model.

The reboot series will revolve around two female detectives Sasha Starsky and Nicole Hutchinson. The duo solve crimes in the offbeat town of Desert City while staying truthful to their friendship. They also bring their awesomeness and their swag to the screen. The cop-friends are also on a quest to unravel who sent their father to prison 15 years back for the crime, they did not commit.

The new project will be backed by Sony Entertainment and Fox Entertainment.

The original series aired on ABC from 1975-1979 followed the story of two detectives – by-the-book Kenneth Richard “Hutch” Hutchinson, played by David Soul and the streetwise David Michael Starsky, played by Paul Michael Glaser, – as they solve crimes in the streets of the fictional Bay City, California in a two-door Ford Gran Torino. Sony Television, then known as Columbia Pictures Television, was behind the series.

The reboot series is created by William Blinn and produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions.

Sam Sklaver of Prodigal Son and Elizabeth Peterson or The Resident will serve as showrunners and writers.

The news were first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.