Charlie's Angels is being remade for ABC

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The deadly remake virus sweeping Hollywood has reached into television, past the 1980s (re: V) and into the '70s, where Charlie's Angels is the latest victim ready to be ruined for prime time, Variety says. Weren't the movies bad enough?

The 1976-81 Aaron Spelling series will be adapted for ABC by Josh Friedman, the guy who was responsible for the ill-fate Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. So, he obviously knows how to modernize a classic franchise, right?

Original Angels producer Leonard Goldberg and movie-version star and producer Drew Barrymore are on board to lend a hand (and some cash). Maybe this version will have the same fate as a failed 2004 bid, but we doubt it: those angels are very resourceful.

[Photo: Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith and Farrah Fawcett back in 1977. Why not just run the originals with a new soundtrack? The fashion is back in style. The kids would never know. ABC]

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