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No Toni Erdmann-remake for retired Jack Nicholson

Movie star Jack Nicholson goes, but does not play a role in the American remake of the award-winning German-Austrian film “Toni Erdmann”. The actor with the spine-chilling laugh was, however, already more than a year tipped to be the role of the father in the original, played by Peter Simonischek, to take. To the course site thefilmstage.com reports, is due to the excesses of Nicholson, last seen on the big screen was in 2010 in “How do you know” from James L. Brooks), actor Bill Murray once again in the crosshairs.

A director is in the meantime found: Lisa Cholodenko (“High art,” “The Kids are All right”) will be behind the camera’s seat. Also, Cholodenko has since 2019 is no movie more turned – though she called the successful miniseries “Olive Kitteridge”.

“Toni Erdmann” was launched in 2016 in Cannes world premiere, and was very to extremely enthusiastically received by the film critics. The film zooms in on a disturbed father-dochterrelatie and is categorized as a comic drama or a dramatic comedy.

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