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Brewster's Millions

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Release Date: TBA

Genres: Remake, Comedy          

Production Phase: Script Stage

Studio: Warner Bros.  

Who's Making It: Michael Diliberti (Screenwriter), Matthew Sullivan (Screenwriter),

Premise: A man inherits one million dollars from his grandfather, but when his richer uncle passes away and wills him $7 million but only if he spends his grandpa's million dollars within one year.... More »

What We Think: How many times has this story been told in the movies? Richard Pryor played the lucky inheritor in a 1985 movie with John Candy. Before that there was a movie released in 1945, and before... More »

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Monday, August 17, 2009

A new version of Brewster's Millions is in development at Warner Bros. and the studio has just hired screenwriters Michael Diliberti and Matthew Sullivan to pen the script. Details on the storyline for the new Brewster's remain unknown but it's likely that Diliberti and Sullivan will have to up the inheritance amount from what it was in George Barr McCutcheon's 1901 novel, which back then was just a shoddy $7 million dollars.

The screenwriters got noticed when their spec comedy script entitled Comic Con was sent out to studios earlier this year.

- The Hollywood Reporter. Comment on this Scoop (0)


 

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