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Comic-Con: 'MacGyver' Team Wants Richard Dean Anderson on CBS Reboot

Thu Jul 21 17:34:44 EDT 2016 | The Hollywood Reporter
The past and future MacGyvers might be sharing the screen together this fall. The team behind CBS' rebooted action thriller MacGyver revealed Thursday during their Comic-Con panel that they are trying to get original star Richard Dean Anderson to appear on their show. Anderson starred as the original Angus MacGyver for seven seasons on ABC. "We're hoping to get him on the show," said showrunner Peter Lenkov. "We're really all into this. We're all MacGyver fanatics so we're hoping ..


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