Congratulations, Daniel Dae Kim. You are the first “Lostie” to get a new job.
And you get to stay in Hawaii! That makes us feel better about the fact you had to see Jin drown a couple of weeks ago.
CBS has begun its march toward announcing its new fall schedule. It picked up the remake of the buzzy “Hawaii 5-O,” starring Kim as Chin Ho Kelly, and Alex O’Loughlin. The network’s been trying to connect O’Loughlin with a hit show for several years now, could this be the one?
The cast includes: Taryn Manning (“Drive”), Grace Park (“Battlestar Galactica”) and Scott Caan (“Oceans Eleven”)
Peter Lenkov (“CSI: New York”) wrote the script, and the “Fringe” and “Alias” producing team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman is behind it. Based on the hit CBS show that aired from 1968 to 1980, the new version will center on Steve McGarrett, played by O’Loughlin, who heads a police division in Hawaii that reports directly to the governor.
There’s no way, though, that they’ll be able to come up with anything cooler than this: