Kevin Lima (“Enchanted”) is attached to direct Warner Bros.’ remake of “The Incredible Mr. Limpet” says The Hollywood Reporter.
Don Knotts starred in the studio’s 1964 original, which centered on the title character, an otherwise bland man who transforms into a talking fish.
He soon becomes a World War II hero when he helps spot and thwart enemy warships for the Allies. The picture was a live action-animated hybrid (ala “Mary Poppins,” “Bedknobs and Broomsticks”)
The new project will also be a live-animated blend. Robin Williams and Jim Carrey are among the stars who’ve previously been attached to the project.
Akiva Goldsman, Bill Gerber, Paula Weinstein and James Lassiter are producing.