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Rapper/Actor Common To Star In Remake Of Francois Truffaut's 'The Man Who Loved Women'

11 June 2012 2:19 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Perhaps we should all agree the term “urban update” should be kept as far away from studio pitches as possible? The descriptor -- besides sounding like a mandatory software patch -- just does not do the film it's touting any favors whatsoever. But, that hasn't stopped the latest remake to be deigned as such from picking up a charismatic leading man in rapper/actor Common, and worthy source material in Francois Truffaut's 1977 film “The Man Who Loved Women.”

Shadow and Act reports that the update, which comes after a pretty dismal Blake Edwards remake starring Burt Reynolds and Julie Andrews, will transplant the original film's Paris location to Buenos Aires, where Marc Guiness (Common) decides to pen a memoir about the myriad relationships throughout his life. First-time feature director J. Kevin Swain, who has 'til now made a name with music videos and, er, “Being Bobby Brown,” will helm the project, »

- Charlie Schmidlin

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Common To Headline Update Of Truffaut's 'The Man Who Loved Women'

9 June 2012 1:34 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Common is attached to star in an "urban update" of Francois Truffaut's 1977 romantic comedy classic The Man Who Loved Women for writer and director J. Kevin Swain. The film was previously remade in 1983 by director Blake Edwards with Burt Reynolds and Julie Andrews. However, instead of Paris or Los Angeles, Swain's version will be set in Buenos Aires, with Common playing Marc Guiness, a world famous artist, who decides to write down his memoirs about his life with women. There's a dramatic plot twist, but if you haven't seen either the Truffaut or the Edwards version, I won't spoil it for you. Currently Swain is pursuing Alicia Keys, Taraji »

- Sergio

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