Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Blake Griffin and 'Black-Ish' Creator Are Producing a 'White Men Can't Jump' Reboot

It looks like we’re going to get a White Men Can’t Jump remake very soon. The Hollywood Reporter announced today that Clippers superstar Blake Griffin is teaming up with Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and Carolina Panthers’ Ryan Kalil for a new version of the iconic 1992 sports comedy which starred Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes and Rosie Perez. Barris will help write the updated screenplay, while Griffin, Kalil and their production company, Mortal Media, will serve as producers, not actors, even though Griffin seems to enjoy the Hollywood spotlight. There’s no word on when the remake will hit theaters or who will pay the parts of Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane, Stay with #EF79 for more details.

'White Men Can't Jump' Remake in the Works From 'Black-ish' Creator (Exclusive)

White Men Can't Jump is getting back into the game. Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC's acclaimed comedy Black-ish, is teaming up with Los Angeles Clippers player Blake Griffin and Ryan Kalil of the NFL's Carolina Panthers to develop a remake of the 1992 sports comedy for Twentieth Century Fox.