Walt Disney Pictures to Remake The Flamingo Kid


Walt Disney Pictures is planning to remake the 1984 comedy The Flamingo Kid, Deadline reports. The new version will be produced by Brett Ratner with a screenplay by Nzingha Stewart (the executive producer of For Colored Girls).

The original film was directed by Garry Marshall and starred Matt Dillon as Jeffrey Willis, a recent high school graduate who winds up taking a summer job at a beach resort, The Flamingo Club.

Juliana Maio and Michael Phillips, the producer on the original film, are also attached to produce alongside Ratner.