Disney+ has revealed the adorable new trailer and key art for their remake of the ’80s comedy Turner & Hooch. The series follows the son of Scott Turner Sr. (who was played by Tom Hanks in the original 1989 film), U.S. Marshall Scott Turner Jr. (Josh Peck), who inherits an unruly dog named Hooch. Together, these rambunctious partners, alongside the rest of the Turner family, discovers that his father’s death may not have been accidental after all. Check out the trailer below to see what kind of antics Disney has up its sleeve.
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Even though movie theaters are getting their groove back, the summer blockbuster season still won’t be quite as exciting as usual. That’s why Disney+ is hyping up their own summer line-up that brings some big blockbusters, new original shows, and beloved favorites from the past straight to your TV screen. In a new Summer of Disney+ preview, the streaming service touts the arrival of theatrical releases like Black Widow, Pixar’s Luca, and Jungle Cruise, new original shows including Loki and Monsters at Work, and old favorites like Adventures in Babysitting, The Sandlot, and Mrs. Doubtfire. Read More »
In this edition of TV Bits:
- Idris Elba confirms a Luther movie will start shooting this year.
- Samara Weaving to star as a Playboy Bunny in Sony Picture TV’s Down the Rabbit Hole.
- Bill Nye to host The End is Nye on Peacock.
- Writing on Rick and Morty season 7 has begun.
- And more.
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Josh Peck‘s Turner hasn’t found his Hooch yet, but he’s found two female leads to star in Disney+’s Turner & Hooch opposite him. Lyndsy Fonseca and Carra Patterson have been cast in the Disney+ TV series remake of Turner & Hooch the buddy cop comedy movie originally starring Tom Hanks as an uptight police officer who gets partnered with a dog. Peck is stepping into Hanks’ big shoes as Turner, though we haven’t heard news yet of who will play Hooch. But as we ponder whether Hooch will be a real dog or a computer-animated canine, here’s who Fonseca and Patterson will be playing in the Turner and Hooch cast.
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If the live-action redux of Lady and the Tramp wasn’t your cup of tea, maybe you’ll be happier with Disney digging into their Touchstone Pictures and Buena Vista Pictures movie library for a different kind of canine collaboration.
The 1989 buddy cop comedy Turner and Hooch starred Tom Hanks as a detective and Beasley the Dog as a French mastiff left in his custody after one of his longtime friends is found dead, resulting in one of the more recognizable crime-solving duos of the ’80s. The movie is now slated to become a new original series on Disney+, with Burn Notice creator Matt Mix acting as writer and executive producer. Read More »