Lansbury, who starred as murder-solving mystery writer Jessica Fletcher for 12 seasons and four TV movies on CBS, recently told the Associated Press she's a fan of actress
Lansbury told the AP: "I think it's a mistake to call it 'Murder, She Wrote,' because 'Murder, She Wrote' will always be about a Cabot Cove and this wonderful little group of people who told those lovely stories and enjoyed a piece of that place, and also enjoyed Jessica Fletcher, who is a rare and very individual kind of person."
She continued, "So I'm sorry that they have to use the title 'Murder, She Wrote,' even though they have access to it and it's their right."
Lansbury was a big star before her "Murder, She Wrote" days, having won four
This isn't the first time a star of a classic TV show has bemoaned the remake.
So maybe it's possible that Lansbury will be given a plum role on the relaunched "Murder, She Wrote" and everything will end well. Of course, it should be noted that the title of the very first "Murder, She Wrote" episode was "The Murder of Sherlock Holmes." So the series has never been above killing off iconic detectives.
Watch your back, Fletcher!