Michael Grandage (“Genius”) has been announced as the director of “Guys and Dolls,” 20th Century Fox and Working Title’s upcoming remake of the classic stage and screen musical.
Adapted from Damon Runyon’s short stories about the rogue gangsters and gamblers of the 1920s and 1930s, the previous film version starred Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando and Jean Simmons. The likes of Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were linked to a previous version of this remake, while Russell Crowe, Vin Diesel and Hugh Jackman have all mentioned desires to be involved in the past.
John Goldwyn is producing. Grandage is familiar with the property, he directed a stage version of the musical on the West End in 2005. That production starred Ewan McGregor as Masterson and Douglas Hodge as Nathan Detroit.