The Bodie Doubles
hit the crime-busting trail again yesterday...
but not as you know them.
Bodie and Doyle are
gone. There's not a Ford Capri, leather
jacket or trouser flare in sight.
And for the first time there's a woman
- Canadian beauty Lexa Doig - in the team.
She'll play a tough nut computer ace in
the 13 part series CI5: The Professionals,
which starts filming next month.
star Edward Woodward, 66, is on £1
million in the role of squad boss, played
by the late Gordon Jackson in the original
Colin Wells will team up with Kal Weber
as the new toughies of the £10 million
- 51 year old Lewis Collins - turned down
a part. He didn't want to be away from
his family for the eight months of filming.
Shaw, 51, who played Doyle, was not approached.
executive producer Brian Clemens promised,
"Our guys will still romance the
girls in the good old fashioned way."
(c) The Mirror Group, London)