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Sep 15, 2021, 6 tweets

A remake of the iconic Whitney Houston film #TheBodyguard is in the works at Warner Bros.

Matthew López, the Tony-nominated playwright of “The Inheritance,” has been hired to write the reimagining.

The new project will be inspired the 1992 romantic drama, which starred Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. The original grossed over $400 million at the worldwide box office and has what is considered the bestselling movie soundtrack of all time.

Lawrence Kasdan of Kasdan Pictures and Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback are producing the new film. Rideback’s Nick Reynolds will executive produce. Kasdan was the writer-producer of the original.

Lin has been attached to the property since 2011, which has seen speculation over the potential cast for years. Combos from Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson to Channing Tatum and Cardi B have been floated. No cast has been set for López’s script yet.

Here’s everything we know about the reimagining of #TheBodyguard:

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