March 21, 2016


CBS Reboot of 'MacGyver' to Cast Lucas Till As Lead

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Lucas Till will play MacGyver in the CBS remake of the 1985-1992 series about secret agent Angus MacGyver, who used quirky methods to solve seemingly impossible situations. 

The original series ran for seven seasons, and MacGyver was first played by Richard Dean Anderson. Till will play a young MacGyver in the CBS remake. Till will also be the mutant Havok in X-Men: Apocalypse, which appears in theaters this summer.

Originally written by R. Scott Gemmill, the CBS pilot was written by Paul Downs Colaizzo. Actor Joshua Boone is also joining the drama pilot in the role of Gunner.