The original starred George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg as geriatrics who are bored with their lives and decide to knock off a bank. The remake is being scripted by Ted Melfi, who wrote and will direct Saint Vincent de Van Nuys with Bill Murray starring.
Donald De Line is producing on board to produce. Tony Bill, the producer on the original, will executive produce.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone stars Steve Carell, Jim Carrey and Steve Buscemi as Vegas magicians, bows March 15. Scardino’s repped by CAA and Parseghian/Planco.
Steve Carell (as the title character), Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi and Alan Arkin work their magic in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. Directed by Don Scardino (30 Rock, 2 Broke Girls), the Warner Bros release opens March 13th:
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