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Drew Barrymore to Revive 'Charlie's Angels' for TV

February 9, 2010 (9:23 am) GMT
She would produce the TV series and is currently auditioning for tough but silly women who can fill in the main roles.

is giving wings to "Charlie's Angels" - the actress is making plans to bring the hit TV series back to the small screen. Barrymore has produced and starred in two film adaptations of the 1970s show - and now she's breathing new life into the franchise, which launched 's career, by reviving it for TV.

Barrymore is currently scouting a new trio of sexy crimefighters and insists they must be "incredibly capable, but not take themselves too seriously. That's a tough combination to find." Meanwhile filmmaker McG, who directed Barrymore in her Angels films, will serve as consultant on the project - and is aiming to diversify the team of secret agents.

He adds, "This is a more progressive, 2010 take on the idea. We want to be even more progressive in terms of racial background." McG has named as his dream Angel.

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