A planned NBC reboot of the 1979 ABC
mystery-adventure Hart to Hart will feature a gay couple.
According to Deadline
Hollywood, the project has received a script commitment from the
The original series had a five-season
run from 1979-84. Almost a decade after the show ended, the Harts
reunited for eight 90-minute made for television movies.
Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers
starred in the original series as attorney Jonathan and journalist
Jennifer Hart, a wealthy couple who regularly found themselves
Max, the couple's butler, (played by
Lionel Stander) narrated the show's opening lines.
“This is my boss – Jonathan Hart, a
self-made millionaire. He's quite a guy. This is Mrs. H – she's
gorgeous. She's one lady who knows how to take care of herself. By
the way, my name is Max. I take care of both of them – which ain't
easy, 'cause when they met, it was murder.”
The new Hart to Hart will
feature attorney Jonathan Hart and investigator Dan Hartman and is
written by Christopher Fife (Revenge, Private Practice).