Walt Disney Pictures to Remake The Flamingo Kid

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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.