Splash News has posted the first image of Russell Brand as Arthur. The comic actor will be stepping into the shoes of the legendary character that was played by the late Dudley Moore.

">Russell Brand as <em>Arthur</em>

British comedian Russell Brand is developing a remake of Arthur, the 1981 comedy that starred Dudley Moore. The original movie followed a boozy playboy rascal who is set to inherit a fortune if he marries an heiress his family thinks will make something out of him. However, he falls in love with a working-class woman and turns to his valet for help when his family makes him choose between money and love.