The Greatest American Hero Returns, And This Time She's An Indian-American Woman

Fox's 2015 attempt didn't go so well, but, believe it or not, ABC is taking another crack at reviving The Greatest American Hero. But producers Rachna Fruchbom and Nahnatchka Khan have a unique twist: the show's lead will be an Indian-American woman named Meera, rather than the original series' Ralph Hinkley. Fruchbom will write the show.

The Greatest American Hero Returns, And This Time She's An Indian-American Woman

The show's new lead character is described as "a 30-year-old Indian-American woman from Cleveland whose talents include tequila drinking, karaoke and not much else" in a report from Deadline. Meera will be given the super suit by aliens to protect Earth, and, well, anything else would be spoilers.

The half hour, single camera show has a put pilot commitment from ABC, which means ABC has to either air it, as part of a series or a standalone special, or pay the studio (20th Century Fox) money.

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