Maren Ade’s European Film Award winning, BAFTA nominated and Oscar nominated ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ Toni Erdmann is being remade by Paramount with Jack Nicholson and Kristen Wiig set to take the lead roles.
Ade will act as Executive Producer alongside her producing partners Jonas Dornbach and Janine Jackowski, while The Big Short director Adam McKay will produce the film with Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and star Kristen Wiig.
Nicholson will be taking his first acting role for nearly 7 years and will play the film’s central character originally played by Peter Simonischek.
There are currently no names attached to write or direct the project.
Toni Erdmann is currently in UK cinemas.