Fast And Furious director Justin Lin has directed a pilot for a reboot of Magnum P.I. and the trailer looks, uh, very destructive.
According to Entertainment Weekly, everyone’s favorite mustached private investigator, Thomas Magnum, may return for a reboot of Magnum P.I. The Magnum P.I. broadcast in the 1980s was known for three things: the Ferrari 308 Magnum drives, Tom Selleck’s mustache, and Hawaii.
I can’t get over the awesome animation of this 308 in the Archer promo in the (perfect) style of Magnum P.I. And for comparison:
I'm one of those people whose automotive obsessions change on a weekly basis. Hourly sometimes, even. What can I say? There are a lot of great cars out there. And lately I have found myself lusting after a Ferrari 308 GTB or GTS. This video reinforces that.
We occasionally see lists of the best television cars pop up on the Internet, and we always find ourselves at a loss to understand why people feel the need to limit themselves to just ten. A good list should probably come in closer to 30, so it's not just predictable choices like K.I.T.T. and the Batmobile. The list…
In which, Magnum doesn't look at the dogs, works the lock, absconds with the 308 and calls Higgins a "yo-yo" all while sweet-talking a pair of European blondes. Plus, dig on the original theme song. We're growing our mustache back.
"It'd take all night to explain to Five-O why a couple of yo-yos with a machine gun tried to kill me."
Last Thursday, around 7:30am we were supposed to be on our way to Pebble Beach in a Ferrari 308 GTB with Jalopnik reader, Larry Manetti fan and all-around fantastic character Pen Pendleton, who was to play Rick to our Thomas Magnum. But we weren't. We were asleep, having snoozed right through our alarm. A few frantic…