PopGoesTheNews.com >> Television icon Tom Selleck, who hasn't headlined a series since Magnum, P.I. in the '80s, started work today on a potential new drama for CBS.
The 65-year-old actor is shooting an untitled pilot (formerly called Reagan's Law) in Toronto until the end of the month. Since Magnum went off the air in 1988, he has made several movies and had recurring roles on series like Las Vegas, Friends, The Closer and Boston Legal.
In the pilot, Selleck plays a widower named Michael who is chief of police in New York City and living with his father, played by Winnipeg's Len Cariou (Damages), who is a former NYPD chief. New Kids on the Block singer Donnie Wahlberg (Boomtown), plays Selleck's son, a detective who's just back from a stint in Iraq.
It's not the first time that Selleck has worked in Canada – he shot part of the 1987 comedy flick Three Men and a Baby in Toronto and has made several Jesse Stone TV movies in Halifax. Wahlberg has worked a lot in Toronto – including in the TV remake of The Taking of Pelham 123, the TV mini-series The Path to 9/11, the movie Dead Silence and several Saw sequels – and he made the feature Dreamcatcher in British Columbia.
To see pics of Selleck and Wahlberg at work in Toronto, go to CanadianTabloid.com.
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