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'Rush Hour' to hit small screen as TV series

Los Angeles: Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan's blockbuster film franchise "Rush Hour" is heading to the small screen.Warner Bros. Television team has recruited "Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence and "Mad Men" producer Blake MCCormick to adapt
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IANS October 02, 2014 13:15 IST

Los Angeles: Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan's blockbuster film franchise "Rush Hour" is heading to the small screen.

Warner Bros. Television team has recruited "Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence and "Mad Men" producer Blake MCCormick to adapt the action films for television, reports contactmusic.com.

The series will follow the style of the movies and feature the adventures of a Hong Kong police officer, who is assigned to be the partner of a cocky cop in Los Angeles.

Original "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner is also serving as an executive producer for the TV adaptation.
 

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