Peter Baynham Pens “Arthur” Remake

Peter Baynham (“Borat,” “Bruno”) will pen the remake of Dudley Moore 1981 comedy “Arthur” for Warner Bros. Pictures reports Variety.

The project is being crafted as a vehicle for Russell Brand (“Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) as the boozy playboy whose plan to marry into a moneyed family goes awry when he falls in love with a working class gal.

Larry Brezner will produce.