Fox is remaking ‘Big’ as a television series and that’s a great idea in 2014

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Fox wants to remake Big as a television series. Finally, we have show to decode the mystery that is the man-child!

The 1980’s comedy Big, starring Tom Hanks, is being developed as a half-hour comedy by writers Kevin Biegel and Mike Royce, the creators of the underrated workplace comedy, Enlisted. That show — canceled by Fox in May after playing outs its first season at 9:30 PM on Friday nights, also known as viewership wasteland — was a heartfelt and funny take on life at a rear detachment U.S. Army base. In fact, the show felt too warm and kind for Fox, which for years has trafficked largely in gritty, bloody, loud and snarky programs.

But Big seems to continue a shift in a gradual directional shift for Fox, a networks that’s…

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