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Johnny Depp To Star In Remake Of 'The Thin Man'

May 9th, 2011 10:03pm EDT

Johnny DeppThe Tourist star Johnny Depp is set to reteam with his Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides director Rob Marshall to remake classic 1930s thriller The Thin Man.

Marshall and his production partner John DeLuca have officially signed on for the planned remake, which the filmmaker will direct. Depp is attached to star in the project. He'll also co-produce.

The director says, "John and I are overjoyed at the idea of working with Johnny again, especially on such a classy and classic project... We are looking forward to working with Warner Brothers to create a reinvention of a beloved story."

The original 1934 film starred William Powell and Myrna Loy.

 

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