Magnum P.I. Casts Ken Jeong and Carl Weathers as Magnum's Goofball Buddies

TVGuide.com | 8/19/2018 | MaryAnn Sleasman
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The world doesn't need yet another reboot, but that's just what the world shall get when the new Magnum P.I. debuts on CBS September 24 with Scandal's Jay Hernandez taking over as an unmustachioed version of Thomas Magnum, the character made famous by Tom Selleck's upper lip. The conscious decision to go without a mustache how you know this ain't your daddy's Magnum, P.I.

The show's latest round of self-aware casting brings us Ken Jeong and Carl Weathers as one of Magnum's fellow P.I.s and poker buddies and one of his clients, respectively, according to Entertainment Weekly. Jeong is a comedy star best known for Community and The Hangover, while Rocky's Weathers is great at sending up his tough-guy image, as seen on Arrested Development. Weathers will play a Marine-turned-tuna fisherman who enlists Magnum's help in...
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