Johnson Remaking Chile’s Pretendiendo

“Narnia” franchise producer Mark Johnson is set to make an English-language version of Chilean romantic comedy “Pretendiendo” (Ugly me) says Variety.

Original pic follows a beautiful woman, played by telenovela thesp Barbara Mori, who dons a fat suit to shield herself from any more romantic upsets.

Chilean helmer/co-scribe Claudio Dabed will direct, whilst thesp Judge Reinhold and wife Amy will executive produce. No cast or scribe are attached as yet and shooting begins next year in the US.