‘Doogie Howser’ Gender-Swapped Reboot Picked Up by Disney Streaming ServiceSeptember 13, 2020
The upcoming revamp called ‘Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.’ Which revolves around a teen mixed-race female medical expert has received a 10-episode straight-to-series order.
AceShowbiz -The “Doogie Howser, M.D.” revamp has found a new home at the Disney+ streaming service.
The new series, “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.“, has been picked up for a 10-episode straight-to-series season, according to Deadline.
A re-imagining of Neil Patrick Harris‘ TV hit about a young medical expert, the new series will feature a female lead – a mixed race, 16-year-old, half-Hawaiian girl.
It is set to go into production later this year for a 2021 premiere.
Casting is currently underway for the lead and the other major roles.
The original series ran for four seasons from 1989 to 1993 on ABC.
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