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‘Toni Erdmann’ Remake: Why We’re Skeptical About the New Cast — Analysis

8 February 2017 10:19 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

This week, it was announced German language Oscar nominee “Toni Erdmann,” the third directing effort from writer-director Maren Ade, would be remade in English with Jack Nicholson and Kristen Wiig. Since IndieWire recently curated a gallery suggesting the cast for this developing project, several members of the editorial team shared the following thoughts on the latest news and whether or not it bodes well for the upcoming film.  

Anne Thompson: So now we know who’s starring in the Paramount remake of Oscar-nominated “Toni Erdmann.” Jack Nicholson had the sense to like the movie so much that he convinced Paramount chairman Brad Grey to acquire the rights so he could play the snaggle-toothed father. The studio has cast Kristen Wiig as his workaholic achiever daughter, which means that they are chasing a commercial American comedy. (If they were invested in Oscars, they’d have cast deeper actresses Amy Adams or Jessica Chastain. »

- Anne Thompson, David Ehrlich, Eric Kohn, Kate Erbland and Zack Sharf

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‘Toni Erdmann’ Remake: Why We’re Skeptical About the New Cast — Analysis

8 February 2017 10:19 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

This week, it was announced German language Oscar nominee “Toni Erdmann,” the third directing effort from writer-director Maren Ade, would be remade in English with Jack Nicholson and Kristen Wiig. Since IndieWire recently curated a gallery suggesting the cast for this developing project, several members of the editorial team shared the following thoughts on the latest news and whether or not it bodes well for the upcoming film.  

Anne Thompson: So now we know who’s starring in the Paramount remake of Oscar-nominated “Toni Erdmann.” Jack Nicholson had the sense to like the movie so much that he convinced Paramount chairman Brad Grey to acquire the rights so he could play the snaggle-toothed father. The studio has cast Kristen Wiig as his workaholic achiever daughter, which means that they are chasing a commercial American comedy. (If they were invested in Oscars, they’d have cast deeper actresses Amy Adams or Jessica Chastain. »

- Anne Thompson, David Ehrlich, Eric Kohn, Kate Erbland and Zack Sharf

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Jack Nicholson Lands 'Toni Erdmann' Remake, First Movie Since 2010

7 February 2017 6:52 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Jack Nicholson will star in his first movie since 2010, an English-language adaptation of the Oscar-nominated German film Toni Erdmann, Variety reports.

Kristen Wiig will reportedly co-star alongside Nicholson in the remake of Maren Ade's 2016 comedy-drama, which will compete for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards. Toni Erdmann tells the story of an elderly man with a penchant for pranks and wearing disguises, who attempts to reconnect with his daughter, an aspiring, no-nonsense corporate consultant.

A writer and director for the English-language adaptation of Toni Erdmann have yet to be announced, »

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14 of the Wildest Golden Globe Moments Ever

4 January 2017 1:22 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The Golden Globes has long held a reputation as the loosey-goosey younger sibling of the Academy Awards. Maybe it’s because it’s the start of awards show season, and stars aren’t yet tired of the red carpet grind. Or maybe it’s just become a self-fulfilling prophecy of the show that celebrities are going to get a little silly, but for whatever reason, the Globes annually seem to give us more double-take moments than most Hollywood spectacles. Let’s look at some of our favorites.

Emma Thompson throws her shoes (2014)

One word: Queen.

Lady Gaga vs. Leonardo DiCaprio »

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