‘Doogie Howser’ Reboot With Female Lead in Development at Disney Plus

Published on Apr 08, 2020

‘Doogie Howser’ Reboot With Female Lead in Development at Disney Plus

A reboot of “Doogie Howser, M.D.” is in the works at Disney Plus, Variety has learned from sources.

The new show will focus on a 16-year-old half-Asian, half-white female lead who works as a doctor in Hawaii. The working title for the new show is “Doogie Kealoha, M.D.”

The reboot hails from writer and executive producer Kourtney Kang. Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar will also executive produce along with Dayna and Jesse Bochco. 20th Century Fox Television will produce, with the studio also having produced the original series.

Disney declined to comment.

The original “Doogie Howser” starred Neil Patrick Harris in the title role.

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Author: Joe Otterson