In 1989, one of the greatest actors of our generation teamed up with one of the greatest crime-fighting canines to ever grace the screen. The result was the classic Turner & Hooch.
And because everything old is new again, the buddy cop film is getting the Disney+ series treatment with a new Turner & Hooch on July 21.
The first trailer for the new Turner & Hooch sees a familiar format. Dogue De Bordeaux. Dark-haired dude. And a woman (or two) to bring them all together.
It's a little early to see if not-Tom Hanks (the new Scott Turner — son of Hanks' Det. Scott Turner — is played by Josh Peck) has the same kind of chemistry that Hanks had with Hooch (played by a Mastiff named Beasley). Or if the writing's going to bring anything worthwhile.
But given the track record of Disney+ so far and the success of other 1980s reboots like The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers, we're going to give it the benefit of the doubt.
Disney+ is available for $7.99 a month or $7.99 a year. That'll get you all things Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, National Geographic — and, of course, Disney. But if you're really serious about things, you'll want to check out the Disney Bundle. That gets you Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, all for $13.99 a month. That's three streaming services for what amounts to the price of two.
Or to go one better, you can add in Hulu With Live TV. That'll run $72.99 a month, or just $7 a month more than Hulu With Live TV on its own — and that's a deal that's tough to beat.
Phil spent his 20s in the newsroom of the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, his 30s on the road for AndroidCentral.com and Mobile Nations, is the Dad part of Modern Dad, and is editor of WhatToWatch.com.
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