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Drop Dead Fred

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Release Date: TBA

Genres: Remake, Comedy, Fantasy          

Production Phase: Script Stage

Studio: Universal Pictures   Production Company: Marc Platt Productions

Who's In It: Russell Brand (Drop Dead Fred),

Who's Making It: Dennis McNicholas (Screenwriter), Tim Bevan (Producer), Eric Fellner (Producer), Marc Platt (Producer),

Premise: Years after they last played together the imaginary childhood friend of a young girl comes back to have fun with his playmate, causing mayhem in the now-adult woman's life.... More »

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

A remake of the 1991 fantasy-comedy Drop Dead Fred is getting underway at Universal Pictures. Rising British comedic actor Russell Brand is attached to play the title character, an imaginary friend who can bring the impossible to life, and the plan is to make this new version more in the footsteps of Beetlejuice and go further with the core concept than the first try did. The screenplay is being written by former Saturday Night Live writer Dennis McNicholas. [Full story]

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