Eddie Murphy is set to star in a remake of the Walther Matthau and Jack Lemmon 1993 comedy “Grumpy Old Men” for New Line.
Murphy would play one of the feuding seniors in this story of a lifelong battle between two neighbors that only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves in across the street.
His co-star hasn’t been selected as yet, but THR indicates Samuel L. Jackson is under consideration. “Ride Along” helmer Tim Story will direct the new take which will be produced by John Davis.
Murphy is currently filming the Netflix film “Dolemite Is My Name” in which he plays actor and comedian Rudy Ray Moore.