31 October 2004 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Gerard Depardieu and Giancarlo Esposito have signed on to The Last Holiday for Paramount Pictures. They join Queen Latifah, Alicia Witt and LL Cool J in the remake of the British comedy, which is being retold to center on a woman (Queen Latifah). Alec Guinness played the central character in the original. In the new version, Queen Latifah plays a clerk who discovers that she only has a limited time to live and decides to go on the European vacation of a lifetime. Holiday is being produced by Laurence Marks and ImageMovers' Jack Rapke. Wayne Wang is directing. Depardieu is repped by CAA.

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Queen Latifah
LL Cool J
Alicia Witt

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners