Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin is taking part in a live-action reboot of the 1980s NBC series Knight Rider anticipated to debut in 2017. Through his production company YOMYOMF, Lin is partnering with NBCUniveral in a show scheduled to debut on the digital network Machinima.
“Knight Rider is an iconic franchise whose concepts of AI and autonomous vehicles were science fiction in the 1980s and are now science fact,” said Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein. “Justin is one of the leading storytellers of his generation and we couldn’t be more excited to work with him on re-invigorating Knight Rider for a new generation of fans.”
No details about a cast, plot, or production schedule has been released.