Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they are caught, what could happen to three old men?
New Line Cinema has hired The Incredible Burt Wonderstone's Don Scardino to direct the upcoming remake of the Martin Brest comedy Going in Style. We reported back in October that the the studio had plans to revive this senior bank heist thriller, originally starring George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg.
The film follows three old men who share a small apartment in Brooklyn. The trio decides to hold up a bank disguised with novelty Groucho Marx-style glasses, and they get away with over $35,000 dollars. After one of them suffers a heart attack and dies, the remaining two head to Las Vegas to splurge the rest of their take.Read More
New Line Cinema is mounting a remake of the 1979 heist comedy Going in Style, hiring Theodore Melfi (St. Vincent de Van Nuys) to write the screenplay.
George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg starred in the original, portraying three senior citizens who decide to rob a bank. Martin Brest made his directorial debut on the comedy, and went on to make hits such as Beverly Hills Cop, Spies Like Us, and Midnight Run.Read More