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Drop Dead Fred (2011 film)
Produced by Tim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Marc E. Platt
Written by Dennis McNicholas
Starring Russell Brand
Studio Working Title Films
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) 2011
Language English

Drop Dead Fred is an upcoming 2011 remake of the 1991 cult film of the same name. The film will star Russell Brand in the title role, and the screenplay is currently being written by Dennis McNicholas.


The remake of the 1991 cult film Drop Dead Fred was announced in April 2009. The title role will be played by Russell Brand. The script is being written by Dennis McNicholas. News of the remake was released to the public by Brand on his Twitter account when he posted the message "Drop Dead Fred - true." [1]

The film's producers are Marc E. Platt, and Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner of Working Title Films, the company that produced the original film. The remake is planned to be somewhat similar in nature to Beetlejuice. [2]


  1. ^ Brand to star in Drop Dead remake, BBC, April 29, 2009
  2. ^ Universal remaking 'Drop Dead Fred', Hollywood Reporter, April 27, 2009


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