TV’s erstwhile Andi Mack has landed the title function in Disney+’s Doogie Howser reboot.
Disney Channel vet Peyton Elizabeth Lee will headline Doogie Kameāloha, M.D., a female-led reimagining of the traditional ABC medical dramedy, the streamer introduced Thursday.
Set in modern-day Hawaii, the 10-episode comedy follows Lahela “Doogie” Kameāloha, “a combined race 16-year-old woman, juggling a budding medical profession and life as a youngster,” in keeping with the official logline. “Guiding Lahela (and likewise complicating issues) is her household, together with her spit-fire Irish mom who’s additionally her supervisor on the hospital, and her ‘Local Boy’ father struggling to simply accept that his daughter is now not his little woman.”
The authentic Doogie Howser, which made a family identify out of Neil Patrick Harris, aired on ABC from 1989 to 1993. The reboot hails from sitcom vet Kourtney Kang, who labored with Harris on the long-running CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother earlier than transferring on to ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat. Dayna and Jesse Bochco — the spouse and son of the late Steven Bochco, who co-created Doogie Howser — are among the many reboot’s government producers.
Lee is finest recognized to TV viewers of a sure age for her starring function in Disney Channel’s Andi Mack, which ran for 3 seasons between 2017 and 2019. She most not too long ago appeared as Princess Samantha in the Disney+ authentic film Secret Society of Second-Born Royals.
Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. is amongst a number of reboots that Disney+ has in the works, together with Turner & Hooch (starring Josh Peck) and a Mighty Ducks sequel collection (led by Lauren Graham and authentic trilogy star Emilio Estevez).
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