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01.22.2013

“HAWAII FIVE-0” UPDATES A FAVORITE EPISODE, “HOOKMAN,” FROM THE ORIGINAL SERIES

FIVE-0 INVESTIGATES WHEN A MYSTERIOUS MAN TARGETS SELECT POLICE OFFICERS FOR REVENGE AND McGARRETT IS NEXT ON HIS HIT LIST, ON “HAWAII FIVE-0,” MONDAY, FEB. 4

Locations From the Original To Be Used In This New Episode, Directed By and Guest Starring Peter Weller (“RoboCop”)

Max Weinberg (“E Street Band”) and Charlie Murphy (“The Dave Chappelle Show”) Also Guest Star

CHEAT TWEET: #H50 fans! Pay homage 2 the original series with this reboot of a beloved episode from 1973 2/4 10PM ET/PT http://bit.ly/V4V0FB

“Hookman” – Five-0 investigates when a mysterious man targets select police officers for revenge and McGarrett is the next on his hit list, on HAWAII FIVE-0, Monday, Feb. 4 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

“Hookman,” the original series’ season six Emmy Award-winning premiere episode (original airdate Sept. 11, 1973), centered around a double amputee out to avenge the loss of his hands by killing the police officers responsible, including McGarrett.  In the updated version, McGarrett’s father was one of the officers responsible for his maiming.

Peter Weller (“RoboCop”) guest stars as the lead villain as well as directs this production.  Jason Koger, a double upper amputee, will be stand in for Weller in close-ups of his prosthetic hands.  In the original production, Jay J. Armes portrayed the lead villain and was a double amputee himself.  

 

SERIES REGULARS:

Alex O’Loughlin     (Steve McGarrett)

Scott Caan     (Danny “Danno” Williams)

Daniel Dae Kim     (Chin Ho Kelly)

Grace Park     (Kono Kalakaua)    

Masi Oka     (Dr. Max Bergman)

Michelle Borth     (Catherine Rollins)

 

RECURRING CAST:

Brian Fong     (Charlie Fong)

Dennis Chun     (Sgt. Duke Lukela)

Richard T. Jones     (Governor Sam Denning)

William Sadler     (John McGarrett)

 

GUEST CAST:

Peter Weller     (Hookman/Curt Stoner)

Norman Compton     (HPD Officer Troy Ookala)

Charlie Murphy     (Don McKinney)

Max Weinberg     (Norm)

Grant Patrick Moniz     (Ben Keoki)

Terry Plunkett     (Proprietor)

 

TELEPLAY BY:     Joe Halpin

STORY BY:          Glen Olson and Rod Baker

DIRECTED BY:     Peter Weller

GENRE:     DRAMA

RATING:     TBD

 

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Website:  http://www.cbs.com/shows/hawaii_five_0/

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CBS Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/CBSTweet

 

Cast on Twitter:

Daniel Dae Kim     @danieldaekim

Masi Oka     @MasiOka

Michelle Borth     @michelleborth

 

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Press Contacts:

Beth Haiken            818-655-1583 beth.haiken@cbs.com 

Kim Kahl                 818-655-7221 kim.kahl@cbs.com

 

Photo Contacts:

Meagan McLaughlin 212-975-7518 McMclaughlin@cbs.com

Gaye Ann Bruno      818-655-1542 gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Press:

Beth Haiken
818-655-1583
beth.haiken@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Meagan McLaughlin
212-975-7518
mcmclaughlin@cbs.com

Gaye Ann Bruno
818-655-1542
gayeann.bruno@cbs.com