One of the most popular drama series on Hulu and Disney+ right now is “White Collar”, which originally ran from 2009 until 2014.

The series follows a charming con man, Neal Caffrey, who escapes from a maximum-security prison only to be recaptured by his nemesis, FBI Agent Peter Burke. With few options, Caffrey agrees to help the bureau bring down other elusive criminals in exchange for his eventual freedom. But before long, Caffrey finds himself playing a game of cat and mouse with those who want him back in prison — or dead.

Over the past few years, there has been talk of 20th Television reviving the series and following the recent success of the show on streaming services, it’s been revealed by the show’s creator, Jeff Eastin, at a reunion event in Los Angeles to Variety that the reboot is going ahead.

“We’re gonna reboot. I’m writing the script.”

And some of the stars of the original series, including Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay and Tiffany Thiessen, are expected to return, with Bomer also saying at the same event.

“I’m in!”

With Tim DeLay also revealed that he’s seen the script:

“It’s a fantastic script and it answers all the questions that one would have if you watch the show and it would introduce the show to those who haven’t seen it as well. Both edges of the sword are honed.”

Tiffany Thiessen also revealed at the event that the script honours the late Willie Garson, who played Mozzie in the original series.

“With such sensitivity and such heart.  I told Jeff after I finished it, I literally was so excited, but at the same time had tears in my eyes — for good reason. You captured the suspense, the thrill, the characters and the love in that reboot.”

With the new reboot still in the early stages of development, there aren’t any official details on when this series might go into production or if it will be released on linear TV, like ABC or if it will be released as a Hulu Original in the US and a Star Original on Disney+ internationally.  

Roger’s Take:  With many of the popular drama series continuing to pull in viewers on Hulu/Disney+, in addition to Bob Iger wanting to focus on established franchises, it makes complete sense to bring “White Collar” back.  With Disney being more careful with where they spend their money, an established show with an audience is always going to be less risky than taking a punt on something completely new.

You can watch “White Collar” on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+ in the United States and on Disney+ internationally.

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Roger Palmer

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