Burt Reynold’s ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ reboot in the works

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
3:05 | 10/22/20

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Transcript for Burt Reynold’s ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ reboot in the works
but you do not have to wait any longer for "Pop news" with Lara. Good morning, Lara. Good morning, robin. Great to see you down there. Good morning to all of you. We're going to get going right now with the great Burt Reynolds and the comedy "Smokey and the bandit," 1977 the year it was a smash hit co-starring Sally field, Jackie Gleason, well, that movie is getting a reboot. This time with comedian Seth Mcfarlane and Danny Mcbride behind the wheel teaming up with "Pineapple express" director to adapt the movie to a TV series. Green saying of the project, quote, a legacy of these characters is a playground of swagger and sass that I am excited to dig into. I could not agree more. No word yet on who will play which role but no surprise this is happening. Smoky was a monster hit second only to a little film called "Star wars." Looking forward to that reboot. Also this morning, super bowl champ Patrick Mahomes sharing big news with the world. He is going to be a girl dad. The MVP quarterback sharing the great news alongside his fiancee Brittany Matthews in this adorable video on Instagram. Friends, confetti, dogs walking down a runway with pink paws. The high school sweethearts are over the moon about the news. Mahomes writing simply my heart as his Instagram caption and commenting #girldad on Brit any's post. The couple has had an exciting couple of months. He popped the question to Matthews at the beginning of September after the super bowl ring ceremony you'll remember, then they announced their baby news at the end of September and now this great news, congratulations to Patrick and Brittany. What a great couple. Finally, comedian Tiffany Jenkins is taking on a subject most moms have never had to deal with. The problem is see this "K" in the front, doesn't exist. Just pretend it's not there. That "W" on the end, gone. Who needs it. Ignore the first and last and say the two middle ones. No. Do you know what I mean? What about this one? One. Kids are just supposed to know this "O" sounds like a "W." It's not two. I think someone wanted to add pizazz to it so put that right in the middle for no reason, you know what I mean. I'm not trying to be dramatic but if sight word has a face I would punch it. Jenkins says her son was sounding out the words as he saw them and dawned on her how weird the English language is. Most important in that post she says she has a newfound respect for the jobs that teachers do with all of our kids.

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