Miami Vice was a popular television show from 1984 to 1990. It was remade as an unsuccessful theatrical movie in 2006. Hollywood has decided to recast the series and make it as a television movie. If it is successful, it will also be a possible pilot for a new series.
In the newest version, also to be set in the 1980's, the lead character will be played by teenager Daniel Radcliffe (star of the Harry Potter films). Instead of living on a boat with a pet crocodile named Elvis, however, he will live in a penthouse apartment with three ferrets (named Sophie, Rosie, and Spaz) that provide comic relief.
His partner in this will not be a black cop/detective. She will, instead, be a 400 pound bearded woman known only as J.B. (to be played by the cross dresser Divine.)
The new show will not take place in Miami, but instead will film at a nude beach in France. Miami will be the name of the nightclub/strip club where the two stars hang out after work.
Instead of being officers in a Vice Squad looking for sex offenders, drug dealers, etc., they will be Vice Principals at an all girls school for wayward teens (aged 18 and 19).
Network Executives believe that they can have the show on the air by September, if they ever get back from their over-extended "casting and location scouting" trip to France.