Universal, Parisot Remaking Slap Shot

Universal, Parisot Remaking Slap Shot

Source: Variety
February 2, 2009

Universal Pictures has set Dean Parisot (Fun With Dick and Jane) to direct a remake of the 1977 hockey comedy classic Slap Shot.

Peter Steinfeld ("21") is writing the script; Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will produce.

The original starred Paul Newman as the fading player/coach of a minor league hockey team. Trying to hype the Charlestown Chiefs for a possible move South, the coach ramps up interest by turning his team into a group of brawling thugs/


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