Ed Helms Starring In “Le Mac” Remake

Ed Helms (“The Hangover,” “Cedar Rapids”) has signed on to star in an American remake of French comedy “Le Mac” at Media Rights Capital and Red Hour Films says The Press Association.

Jose Garcia, Gilbert Melki and Carmen Maura starred in the original as a timid banker who is forced to assume the identity of his long-lost brother, a gangster and pimp.

Johnny Rosenthal (“Bad Santa 2”) will pen the screenplay for the remake which Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld and Guy Stodel will produce. No director is attached as yet.