The show completed 125 episodes over five years and was centred around Savalas in the role of NYC cop Theo Kojak who was known for being bald and saying ‘Who loves ya, baby?’ while sucking his ever present lollipop.
Diesel is also the producer on the film that will be created from Universal Pictures. The aim is to contemporise the television show to make it fit for the cinema world.
Outside of writing Skyfall, Purvis and Wade also have writing credits that appeared on the previous Daniel Craig films. However, they will not be on the next Bond film as that is being written by just Logan.