CATEGORIES Comedy, Drama, Foreign Language, Casting, Fox Searchlight, Newsstand, Remakes and Sequels, Cinematical Indie, Movie News, CinematicalWoo hoo, another remake! This time, it's French genius Eric Rohmer's Chloe in the Afternoon that is the
Rock wrote the screenplay with Louis C.K. and plans to star in the film, which Fox Searchlight's president is calling "a modern look at contemporary relationships to which...Rock lends his acerbic and distinctive point of view." In negotiations to direct is Charles Stone, whose Drumline (which I have to confess to secretly loving) apparently led Rock to approach him for a collaboration.
There's no timeline yet for the film's production, but I'm crossing my fingers that it won't be a complete insult to Rohmer. I mean, Rock has some talent, and Drumline is great, dammit. It could work. Right? Oh, nevermind.