By: Will Tarashuk
The Hollywood trend of remaking movies continues with Rebel Wilson being announced to take part in the remake of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.“ Wilson is known for her role in Pitch Perfect and How to be Single.
In the original film, Steve Martin and Michael Caine teamed up as con men to try and swindle some money out of an unsuspecting heiress. The 1988 version is actually a remake of a script planned for Marlon Brando in a 1964 film called “Bedtime Story.“ It looks like modern day Hollywood likes to make remakes of a remake.
Like the remake of “Ghostbusters,“ the modern day Scoundrels movie will follow two female con artists trying to steal from an unsuspecting man. No other details have yet to be released so stay tuned for more. Wilson is also set to star in another remake of the Goldie Hawn movie, “Private Benjamin.” Currently, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” does not have a release date.