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Lucas Till in 2014. (Photo: Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

Here’s a head’s up, late GenXers and millennials: Xena: The Warrior Princess isn’t the only action-adventure series from our childhoods to get a reboot.

The classic ’80s show MacGyver is being updated for a new pilot, and producers have cast their Richard Dean Anderson replacement: X-Men dreamboat Lucas Till, Variety reports. You’ll recognize the 25-year-old star as Alex Summers/Havok from the film series.

The new MacGyver will find the twenty-something as a young recruit in a “clandestine organization” in which he uses his famous ingenuity with ordinary objects to solve problems. Till stars alongside CSI alum George Eads and relative newcomer Joshua Boone as MacGyver’s high school buddy.

Here are the opening credits for the original MacGyver:

So get your Swiss army knives and duct tape ready, DIY adventurers.

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Filed Under: Lucas Till, MacGyver
By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.