'Charlie's Angels' producers on doing a remake: 'Big target on its back'

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The producers of ABC's new take on "Charlie's Angels" are well aware of the spotty record of old TV series that have been remade in recent years. For every "Battlestar Galactica" and "Hawaii Five-0," there's a "Bionic Woman" and "Knight Rider," and they say they can take lessons from both the successes and the failures. Because of that, "A show like this has a big target on its back," executive producer Al Gough says.What Gough and fellow exec producer Miles Millar (the two previously developed "Smallville") want to do with the new show is try to make it more grounded and less fantastical than either the 1976-81 series or the two Drew Barrymore-led movies, which Gough describes as "superhero movies for girls.""For us it was finding that emotional theme and having a very clear vision for what we wanted to do," Gough says. "It's a show about redemption, a show about second chances. All the...


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