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Nicholas Stoller to Rewrite 'Uptown Saturday Night' for Warners (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – In an effort to fast-track its remake of the 1970s Bill Cosby-Richard Pryor comedy “Uptown Saturday Night,” Warner Bros. has hired “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” helmer Nicholas Stoller to do a rewrite on the script. Adam McKay is on board to direct and Warner Bros. intends to develop the reboot as a starring vehicle for Will... 6 years 27 weeks ago via jackiechan

Uptown Saturday Night

Posted May 2nd, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Remake of the 1974 comedy that starred Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier as two pals who got robbed at a night club and had to find a way to get their wallet with the winning lottery ticket back from the theives.

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Adam McKay Signing On To Direct 'Uptown Saturday Night' Remake; Will Smith, Denzel Washington Eyed To Star

Adam Mckay
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Adam McKay is in negotiations to develop to direct Uptown Saturday Night, the Warner Bros remake that the studio hopes will star Will Smith and Denzel Washington. Smith and James Lassiter’s Overbrook Entertainment has been developing the project. Tim Dowling wrote the most recent draft. The idea is for McKay to helm the film after he completes a sequel to Anchorman, the Will Ferrell-starrer that Paramount has set for an early 2013 start and 2014 release. 8 years 5 weeks ago via jetli
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Uptown Saturday Night

Remake of the 1974 comedy that starred Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier as two pals who got robbed at a night club and had to find a way to get their wallet with the winning lottery ticket back from the theives.
Adam McKay
Warner Bros.
Development
Comedy