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Jason Sudeikis in Talks to Star in ‘Fletch’ Reboot

Jason Sudeikis is taking over the sought-after role of journalist Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher in the long-gestating reboot of the Fletch franchise. THR reports that the Saturday Night Live alum is in talks to star in Fletch Won, a Fletch origin [...]

By Bradford Evans

No More Comedy Sequels: Five Cautionary Tales

Anchorman 2, huh? I mean, yeah, I’m down, but it’s a bit weird to me that everyone’s so excited for it. Sequels to movies, even to crappy ones, are almost always met with contempt and fart noises. Then again, people never seem to shut up about [...]

By Jimmy Callaway

The Lost Roles of the Unproduced Fletch Reboot

The 1985 comedy Fletch was a major hit and the start of a franchise that Hollywood studios are still looking to reboot today in hopes of capturing the original film's success. Based on a series of novels by the late Gregory McDonald, Fletch [...]

By Bradford Evans

Fletch Reboot to Be Written by Seinfeld/Curb Writer

Warner Bros. has snagged screenwriter David Mandel to write their reboot of the Chevy Chase classic, Fletch. Mandel's got a pretty great resume: Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, SNL, Sacha Baron Cohen’s upcoming The Dictator, the Clerks TV [...]

By Adam Frucci

Warner Bros. to Reboot the Fletch Franchise

Warner Bros. is looking to "re-imagine" the Fletch movies, which included the classic 1985 original and somewhat less classic 1989 Fletch Lives. The studio is “aiming for a reimagining, not a remake, and hope to make an smart action comedy that [...]

By Adam Frucci