CBS Gives Hawaii Five-O the Green Light


CBS has given the green light to a new version of “Hawaii Five-O” from writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci and “CSI: NY” executive producer Peter Lenkov.

The Hollywood Reporter says the project is described as “an updated take on the original series that is centered on an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police headed by Steve McGarrett and answerable only to the governor.”

The classic series ran on CBS from 1968-80.

Kurtzman and Orci co-wrote the story for the pilot with Lenkov, who penned the script under their supervision. All three are executive producing.