Russell Brand poised to reprise Dudley Moores role in Arthur remake?December 5th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): English comedian Russell Brand is set to reprise the role of Dudley Moore’’s in the remake of 1981 flick Arthur, according to reports.
Brand is currently in talks to play the title role of a fun-loving playboy who has to choose between a family fortune and his working-class girlfriend.
The original flick had Moore playing the lead role, which won him a best actor Academy award nomination, reports Contactmusic.
The 1981 flick was a major hit and John Gielgud, who was the supporting actor in the flick won an Academy award for his phenomenal performance. (ANI)
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