A female-led reboot of “Doogie Howser” is in development at Disney+, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.
The new series, titled “Doogie Kealoha, M.D.” is being written by “How I Met Your Mother” and “Fresh Off the Boat” alum Kourtney Kang and comes from Disney-owned 20th Century Fox TV.
The new series would be set in Hawaii and center on a 16-year-old half Asian, half white girl who works as a doctor.
The original “Doogie Howser, M.D.” starred a very-young Neil Patrick Harris as a teenage physician balancing the challenge of practicing medicine with the everyday problems of teenage life. It ran for four seasons on ABC from 1989-1993 and was created by Steven Bochco and David E. Kelley. Bochco died in 2018; his widow, Dayna, and son, Jesse, will executive produce the reboot alongside Kang, Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar.
“Doogie Howser” is the latest reboot for Disney’s streaming service, joining fellow remakes of “Turner and Hooch” and “The Mighty Ducks.” Disney” also did a new version of “High School Musical” and is spinning off series from its popular films including “Monsters Inc,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Star Wars” and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
17 Chill Video Games for Your Coronavirus Quarantine
There are plenty of relaxing video games you can enjoy while there’s nothing to do outside your home
With the coronavirus pandemic killing so many people and creating tons of stress for everyone who has a soul, I've been turning to video games a lot lately. When I'm all frazzled and unable to sit still long enough for a movie or TV show, games require more focus and thus often work better at keeping me chill. So here's a list of games that are great for relaxing with while you're stuck at home for the foreseeable future.