Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

John Leguizamo will be Del Boy


Whether you like it or not, the American remake of Only Fools and Horses is definitely going ahead.

Announced last month, the show has just bagged itself a lead in the shape of Carlito's Way star John Leguizamo.

The ABC update will see Leguizamo play "an overly confident bon vivant and con artist who trades crap out of the back of his car, cheerful and oblivious to the fact that he is a lowlife scamster." The Colombian actor is also known for his roles in Romeo + Juliet and, ermmm, Super Mario Bros.

His character will be called Del and the makers are still on the hunt for Rodney. The show is being brought to American audiences by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley, who have previously worked together on Scrubs.

It's set to hit US screens by the end of the year. Thoughts?

Test your Only Fools and Horses knowledge with this quiz.

[via Deadline]

(Images: Rex Features)



30 Fools And Horses One Liners


Long live Hooky Street



Jonathan Ross talks about his incredible career

ShortList's Greatest presenter reveals his secrets by Ralph Jones

27 Nov 2015

This is how Jon Snow will return in Game of Thrones

Do you enjoy spoilers? by David Cornish

27 Nov 2015

Bryan Cranston cried revealing his most emotional Breaking Bad scene

by Joe Ellison

26 Nov 2015

Aldi has made a brilliant spoof of the John Lewis ad

Budget supermarket has its own man on the moon

26 Nov 2015

The Simpsons’ subtle tribute to Paris attack victims was perfect

25 Nov 2015

A Hey Arnold movie is in the works

The American football head kid is back

24 Nov 2015

Jon Hamm and Emma Stone's SNL Star Wars 'screen tests are brilliant

by Joe Ellison

23 Nov 2015

The original Rugrats artist draws characters as adults

20 Nov 2015

The best Sopranos moments (in gifs)

20 Nov 2015

James Franco stars in first teaser for Stephen King’s 11.22.63

First glimpse at new time travel TV series

20 Nov 2015