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

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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