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  • Written in 1843, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is one of the most well known Christmas tales in existence. 1 / 8

  • Though the story has been retold countless times, Paramount released a memorable adaptation back in 1988 called Scrooged. 2 / 8

  • Starring Bill Murray as a cutthroat businessman visited by three spirits on Christmas Eve, the film is a festive season staple. 3 / 8

  • Paramount is now developing a remake of Scrooged, with Kevin Hart in the lead role. 4 / 8

  • At present, there is little casting information to report other than Hart, and Scrooged is currently looking for a writer. 5 / 8

  • Hart has been wildly successful as a comedian and actor in films like Jumanji and The Secret Life of Pets... 6 / 8

  • But the real question that remains is whether or not Hart can match Murray's portrayal of a Scrooge-inspired character. 7 / 8

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