From Cassandra Szklarski of the Toronto Star:
Itâ€™s early days for U.S. Mr. D adaptation
CBC star Gerry Dee is putting his trust in Will Arnett to shepherd a proposed U.S. revamp of his Halifax-shot comedyÂ Mr. D. But fellow Canadians whoâ€™ve been through similar adaptations warn of pitfalls that come with reworking a series for a new audience.
The comedian-turned-actor says details of the show, being developed in conjunction with CBS, are still being worked out. That includes storylines, writers and cast. Continue reading.