Ben Stiller to Become Walter Mitty ?

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Ben Stiller is in talks to play the title role in 20th Century Fox remake The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, reports Deadline.

The site says that the actor sparked to a new draft of the script by Steve Conrad (The Pursuit of Happyness).

“Walter Mitty” will be a remake of the 1947 Danny Kaye film, which was based on the James Thurber short story first published in The New Yorker in 1939.

In the story, a henpecked husband copes with the frustrations of his dull life by imagining he is a fearless airplane pilot, a brilliant doctor, and more.