Vin Diesel to play the role of Kojak in movie adaptation
Thursday, 30 April 2015 18:14

Universal Studios is reported to have Philip Gawthorne on board to write the screenplay for their big screen adaptation of "Kojak", the classic Telly Savalas (Theo Kojak) popular television (1973-1978) cop series.

“Kojak” is being produced by Diesel’s Universal-based One Race Films with Scott Stuber and Dylan Clark. Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, the writing team behind James Bond films including “The World Is Not Enough” and “Skyfall,” joined the project in 2012 to write a previous draft.

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Watch the classic original Kojak opening below, starring the Greek-American, Telly Savalas as detective Theo Kojak: