A remake to the 1992 sports comedy White Men Can’t Jump, starring Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes, is now in the works.
The Hollywood Reporter states that Kenya Barris, the creator of the ABC show Black-ish, will be developing the film for 20th Century Fox. Barris will also write the script as a part of his overall film deal with the studio.
White Men Can’t Jump, which was written and directed by Ron Shelton, revolved around two street basketball hustlers who team up for big stakes. The title of the film referring to the fact that Woody Harrelson’s character can’t make a dunk shot.
There is no news of a cast or any shooting dates yet but when any of that information breaks Flickering Myth will be sure to bring it to you.