The producers of Atlanta-based scripted drama "Stranger Things" are bringing ’80s classic “Unsolved Mysteries” back to life on Netflix.
“Stranger Things” producers Shawn Levy and Josh Barry are joining up with the creators of the original series, Terry Dunn Meurer and John Cosgrove.
The series is expected to follow the original format, but only focus on a single case in each of the 12 episodes.
“This modern take on the classic series will maintain the chilling feeling viewers loved about the original, while also telling the stories through the lens of a premium Netflix documentary series,” the company said. “Each episode will focus on one mystery and once again will look to viewers to help aid investigators in closing the book on long outstanding cases.”
Netflix has not announced who will host the reboot; the original series’ Robert Stack died in 2003. Dennis Farina, who died in 2013, also hosted a reboot on Spike in 2008.
The original “Unsolved Mysteries,” which ran for 11 seasons and 260 episodes and received six Emmy nominations, is currently available to stream on Amazon Prime.
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