Greatest American Hero movie in the works

Kitsch 80’s television show Greatest American Hero is to be made into a movie, according to io9.

For those not old enough to remember it, the series originally aired between 1981 and 1983, and revolved around a school teacher given special powers by Aliens. The series is probably better remembered for its theme song “Theme from Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not)” by Joey Scarbury, embed as follows:

Series creator Stephen J. Cannell confirmed he is working on a script for the show, saying “We’ve written a screenplay, and we’ve hired a director, and we’re in the midst of putting this together for the future.”