The new 'MacGyver' has been cast, and he's also a mutant

The big question is - can he rock a mullet?

Published Tue, Mar 22 2016 12:21 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

Late last year we reported on the developing reboot of the cult classic 'MacGyver' series for the CBS network, and now the company has revealed who will step into the role of secret agent Angus MacGyver, made famous by Richard Dean Anderson.

The new 'MacGyver' has been cast, and he's also a mutant |

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 25 year old 'X-Men' star Lucas Till will play MacGyver in the upcoming relaunch, which follows "a 20-something MacGyver as he gets recruited into a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening."

Veteran TV director David Von Ancken will direct the pilot and executive produce, with input from original 'MacGyver' creator Lee Zlotoff.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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