Get ready to keep reliving those 80s and 90s glory days – CBS is rebooting MacGyver! Nostalgia is apparently here to stay, as CBS picked up the MacGyver reboot and released the trailer today. Starring as the main character is Lucas Till, known to audiences as Havok from the X-Men reboot, having been seen in X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past and the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse. That’s a pretty great resume for Till – first he’s part of Professor Xavier’s elite team and now he’s MacGyver? Someone is having a moment! The trailer features all sorts of silly and excellent explosions and fight scenes, much as the original show did. Apparently this iteration follows a young MacGyver, although I admit that I thought he was Richard Dean Anderson MacGyver’s son due to a line he says in the trailer about “my dad”. Watch here:
While some of the nostalgia craze irks me, I have to admit that I loved watching MacGyver (and The A-Team, which has already had its movie reboot) with my dad back in the day. They were pretty simple of plot, but always a good time!