Tony-nominated The Inheritance playwright Matthew López is writing the remake of Warner Bros’ 1992 blockbuster The Bodyguard.
That pic starred Kevin Costner and the late Whitney Houston grossing $411M WW.The new movie is reportedly inspired by the 1992 romantic drama which followed a former Secret Service agent, played by Costner, who takes on the job of bodyguard to an R&B singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President’s.
The Bodyguard repped Houston’s big screen debut at the time.Lawrence Kasdan of Kasdan Pictures, and Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback are producing.
Rideback’s Nick Reynolds will serve as EP. Lin has been shepherding the project since 2011.The film’s original soundtrack is the top selling of all-time with 45MRead more on deadline.com