Jack Nicholson who hasn't showed up in a feature film since 2010, will star in an English-language remake of the Oscar-nominated film“Toni Erdmann.”
Sources tell has gained the remake rights to the acclaimed German film with Nicholson connected to play the title character.
Paramount had no comment.
Adam McKay, who recently directed"The Big Short" for the studio, will produce along with Will Ferrell and Jessica Elbuam of Gloria Sanchez Productions. Maren Ade, writer and director of the original "Toni Erdmann," will exec produce the remake along with producers Jonas Dornbach and Janine Jackowski.
The first film featured Peter Simonischek and Sandra Huller and took after a down to earth clowning father who tries to reconnect with his persevering little girl by making a ludicrous adjust sense of self and acting like her CEO's holistic mentor.
It's obscure who will assume the lead part of Nicholson's little girl in the film.
Selected for Best Foreign component at the 2017 Academy Awards, "Toni Erdmann" has been the motion picture to beat in the worldwide classification subsequent to winning a few honors including a Golden Globe for Best Foreign film.
Sony Pictures Classics gained U.S. rights to "Toni Erdmann" taking after its presentation a year ago at the Cannes Film Festival. It's right now playing in restricted discharge locally.