Thurber To Direct “Cannonball Run” Remake

“Central Intelligence” director Rawson Thurber has been set to direct a reboot of the “Cannonball Run” franchise at Warner Bros. Pictures.

The original starred Burt Reynolds, Frank Sinatra, Roger Moore, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dom DeLuise and followed an illegal cross-country race where the participants played dirty tricks on one another. Three films were produced throughout the 1980s.

Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant are in talks to write the script for the remake while Andre Morgan and Alan Gasmer are producing.

Source: Variety