He got a generation hooked on Ferrari’s , Tom Sellock was a hero to many as Magnum P.I. racing round in a Ferrari 308 GTS, now minus moustache he is back…
Back in the 80’s, one of the greatest decades ever for music, fashion and of course cars. People all over the world saw ex forces private investigator Thomas Magnum solve various crimes whilst driving round Hawai in a beautiful red Ferrari 308.
Now the famous Magnum is coming back, a new actor in Jay Hernandez is stepping into Tom Selleck’s shoes, judging from this trailer, the reboot could actually be good.
Possibly the most important question is, what about the Ferrari, well worry not, not only does the famous 308 make an appearance, he also gets a 458 Spider as well as a new Portofino…
Here’s a sneak preview of the plot:
MAGNUM P.I. is a modern take on the classic series starring Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. A charming rogue, an American hero and a die-hard Detroit Tigers fan, Magnum has Juliet Higgins and her Dobermans to keep him in line, as well as his trusted buddies and fellow POW survivors TC and Rick when he needs back-up on a job.
With keys to a vintage Ferrari in one hand, aviator sunglasses in the other, and an Old Düsseldorf longneck chilling in the fridge, Thomas Magnum is back on the case! Peter Lenkov, Eric Guggenheim, Justin Lin, John Davis, John Fox and Danielle Woodrow are executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Universal Television. Lin directed the pilot from a script by Lenkov and Guggenheim.