Helen Mirren and Russel Brand Star in ARTHUR
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Helen Mirren will star with Russell Brand in a remake of the movie Arthur.
Mirren will play Hobson in the Warner Brother’s remake of the 1981 comedy. John Gielgud played Hobson, Arthur’s valet, in the original movie and won an Oscar for his performance. In the remake, Mirren will play Arthur’s nanny.
In the film, Arthur now being played by Brand is a millionaire playboy being forced to marry a woman chosen by his family. Dudley Moore was the original Arthur who falls in love with a working class girl. Arthur turns to Hobson for advice and help in dealing with his family.
Both Mirren and Brand have been busy with numerous movies wrapped up. They both are in The Tempest which has yet to be released.