April 3rd, 2012
10:56 AM ET
Adam Sandler isn’t letting that whole business of being crowned King of the Razzies get him down.
The funnyman's 2011 film, “Jack and Jill,” made history at the Razzie Awards - winning every category in a contest designed to “honor” the worst filmmaking of the year. But it’s been reported that he's in talks to help produce a remake of the '80s comedy “Summer School.”
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Paramount studios has been trying to revamp the script for the hit movie for the past six years, but it’s repeatedly gotten stuck in development.
But now that Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison, is said to be in negotiations, sources tell THR that it looks like the project will finally get off the ground.
“Summer School” is a 1987 comedy that starred Mark Harmon as a gym teacher who had to ditch his summer vacation plans to teach an English class full of misfits and geeks.
One revised script would have reportedly changed Harmon’s easy-going character into a much tougher one, and making him the nemesis of one particular student.
Another was reportedly crafted by two former “Star Trek” writer/producers, but it didn’t stick.
Now, apparently the studio has what it wants, which is a laugh-out-loud funny vision reportedly provided by Sandler.
Interestingly enough, the celeb is not currently expected to star in the film.
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