Kevin Hart Readies Remake of Bill Murray’s 1988 Christmas Classic ‘Scrooged’

Published: Saturday 8th Jun 2019 by Rashad

Reshaped and reimagined in various fashions over the years by the likes of Vanessa Williams, Jim Carrey, James Earl Jones, The Muppets, and more, Charles Dickens‘ classic novel, ‘A Christmas Carol,’ has seen the story of its main character – “Ebenezer Scrooge” – presented countless ways since its debut over 170 years ago.

With 1988’s ‘Scrooged’ (Bill Murray‘s classic revamp) easily standing out as one of the most memorable of the lot, Hollywood’s leading comedian, Kevin Hart, is reportedly in talks to remake the family favorite 30 years after its release.

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Kevin Hart and Paramount Pictures are partnering on a remake of the 1988 Murray Christmas comedy.

Sources confirmed…that Hart will produce the project through his HartBeat Productions and will likely take on a starring role. Insiders say that the project is still in its early days without a writer or a script.


As of time reported, no official release date has been set for the project.  Unfamiliar with the original?  Look below:

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