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'MacGyver': What Is Richard Dean Anderson Doing Now?

For more than two years fans have been enjoying the remake of the cult series MacGyverhowever, the main role of the show is currently being played by the handsome Lucas Till, and it seems that Richard Dean Anderson, the actor who originally portrayed the iconic character has something to say about it.

Dean Anderson doesn't like the idea of a very young and attractive "MacGyver", he is reportedly disappointed on the fact that a "boy" took over his former role, mainly because Richard was 35 years old when he first portrayed the character in 1985, while Lucas was only 26 at the beginning of the remake.

Richard Dean Anderson is not interested in participating in the MacGyver remake

During the Comic Con 2019, Richard Dean Anderson was asked if he would like to participate in the remake of the cult series, and he said that he was contacted for doing some scenes but eventually they were discarded, however, he was contacted again and invited to participate in the series but he declined. "I said no, and I'm happy about it," the actor said.

The current MacGyver series has been adapted to today's preferences of the audiences and it has been quite successful. A fourth season is already in the works.