Warner Bros and Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to Fletch, the Gregory McDonald novel series that starred Chevy Chase. Anonymous Content’s Michael Sugar and Steve Golin will produce, along with David List, who reps the estate. The studio made an aggressive pre-emptive buy to reboot the series about an investigative reporter who solves mysteries. There are 11 books in the series. The studio is eyeing a new franchise with the property. Chase starred in the 1985 pic Fletch, followed by the 1989 sequel Fletch Lives.
Warner Bros Makes Deal To Reboot 'Fletch'
What's Hot on Deadline
M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' Shattering $50M+ Over 4 Days, Besting 'Split' Debut; 'Aquaman' Swimming Past $300M
Netflix Reboots True Crime & Paranormal Series 'Unsolved Mysteries' With 'Stranger Things' EP Shawn Levy
Donald Trump Tweet Trashes Michael Cohen After New Report Claims He Had Former Fixer Lie To Congress
Latest Film News
- ‘Arrow’s Kelly Hu To Star In ‘Becoming Ginger Rogers; Courtney Gains Toplines Indie Thriller ‘Candy Corn…
- Jason Blum: “It’s Spike Lee’s Time” If Oscar Voters Do The Right Thing
- Paramount Buys Kyle Rideout & Josh Epstein’s Pitch ‘Astrid’s Death List’
- M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’ Shattering $50M+ Over 4 Days, Besting ‘Split’ Debut; ‘Aquaman’ Swimming Past…
- Illumination’s Chris Meledandri To Get Visual Effects Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award
- Paramount Dates ‘Crawl’ & ‘Playing With Fire’, Moves ‘Loud House’ Off Schedule