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New Nutty Professor Reboot in Development With Zodiac, Amazing Spider-Man Writer

Zodiac and Amazing Spider-Man writer James Vanderbilt will reportedly pen the script for a new Nutty Professor reboot.

A new Nutty Professor reboot is in the works and it’s coming by way of Zodiac and Amazing Spider-Man writer James Vanderbilt.

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Vanderbilt will pen the script for this Nutty Professor reboot alongside William Sherak and Paul Neinstein of Project X Entertainment, as reported by Deadline. Project X Entertainment reportedly obtained the rights to The Nutty Professor, originally a 1960s movie starring Jerry Lewis. Many might know the franchise today however due to Eddie Murphy’s 1990s reboot.Lewis’ Nutty Professor centered around a professor who drinks a special potion that transforms him into a more handsome character, Buddy Love. Murphy’s 90s reboot took it up a notch as the actor not only played the professor and Love, but five of the professor’s family members. This 1996 movie was followed up by the 2000 sequel, The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Not much else is known about this reboot as it appears to be…

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