A reboot for The Nutty Professor is currently in development.
The last 1996 movie, was a reboot of the original 1963 movie and starred Eddie Murphy and was a hit at the box office, earning $274 million in sales from a budget of only $54 million.
Project X Entertainment, which is the studio behind Scream 5, will produce the reboot, and James Vanderbilt, William Sherak, and Paul Neinstein will be the key people leading its development. Vanderbilt, who has a large portfolio and known for writing scripts for movies including Zodiac, The Amazing Spider-Man, and The Rundown, will produce the project. The upcoming movie is currently in development, so writers, actors, or directors are attached to the project so far. Stay tuned for casting calls, news, and auditions.
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