Will Smith and Kevin Hart came together to star in the remake of a classic from the 80s.
Aeysha Carr, writer, and producer, is set to write a new version of “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles”.
Smith and Hart in the starring roles and moreover both will be producing.
The remake will be a modern update of the original.
Will Smith and Kevin Hart playing characters who are forced to team up to tackle travel obstacles to get home to their loved ones.
This remake marking Aeysha Carr feature writing debut to pen the screenplay.
Smith and his company Westbrook Studios are currently working on a biopic about Richard Williams, ‘King Richard’. The film is about the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena.
Hart recently completed production on the Sony drama Fatherhood which is set for an April 2021 release.
Jon Mone Westbrook Studios co-president and Bryan Smiley, HartBeat’s president produces too.
Steve Martin & John Candy
“Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” is one of the legendary films from writer-director John Hughes.
A classic with Steve Martin and John Candy, two of the biggest comedic actors of the era in the leading roles.
The film follows the story of two disparate men that have to join forces to find some way to get home for Thanksgiving.
Uncomfortable with his new travel buddy, Neal (Martin) is a bit of an uptight a-hole.
Del (Candy) is a more easy-going, jovial shower curtain-ring salesman. Fate joins their destinies.
Together they will endure every indignity that modern travel can inflict on its victims.
What will torture them, even more, is being trapped in each other’s company.
Del wants only to please. Neal wants only to be left alone.