For a long time, there have been talks of a remake, with names like Austin Powers star Mike Myers, Jim Carrey and Owen Wilson being touted to play the lead, reports the Mirror. The rights to the film - based on James Thurber's literary character - have also changed hands several times. Currently, the rights are owned by 20th Century Fox, who are said to have approached Baron Cohen with the role.
Topics: sacha baron cohen, jim carrey, mike myers, danny kaye, austin powers, owen wilson, james thurber
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