'She's All That' Remake in the Works?

She's All That remake in the works

Hollywood is curbing its efforts to bank on 1980s nostalgia (though not entirely - see the upcoming Jem and the Holograms live-action film), but that also means the '90s are next on the docket for rebooting. This year, for example, the 1990s-born franchise Jurassic Park will attempt a comeback following a 14-year break (with the real-time sequel Jurassic World), while this December will bring with it a Point Break remake to theaters.

She's All That, which ranks among the more famous (or infamous) high school comedies of the '90s, is also reportedly getting a makeover for the 2010s. The movie, for those unfamiliar, starred a younger Rache Leigh Cook, Freddie Prinze. Jr., Matthew Lillard, and the late Paul Walker in a high school-based retelling of playwright George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion (the play that also served as the inspiration for the musical My Fair Lady).

The Tracking Board reports that Kenny Leon - a director who has worked primarily on TV projects like Hallmark romance movie In My Dreams and the Grey's Anatomy TV show spinoff Private Practice - is onboard to helm the She's All That remake, with Julie Rapaport (August: Osage County) overseeing the project's development for Miramax and The Weinstein Company. No screenwriter (or screenwriting team) is mentioned in that report, however.

It's worth noting that Miramax has (somewhat) denied that this story is accurate (see below). However, other outlets which reported the news are standing by the claim that a She's All That remake is now making its way down the pipeline.

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