Universal Heads to ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’

The studio will be remaking the classic 1982 film.
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas gets a remakeVariety reports that Universal Pictures is going to bring The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas back to the bigscreen.

Screenwriters Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith (Legally Blonde) have been picked to give the 1982 film a modern spin.

Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey (the Twilight franchise) are going to produce via their Temple Hill Production company.

The original film starred Burt Reynolds and Dolly Parton "as a town sheriff and madame who team up to stop a crusading TV personality from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed Chicken Ranch, which was featured in a Playboy magazine profile."

The first film was based on the 1978 Broadway play of the same name.

This new version will feature musical numbers, though the studio is not saying much about whether the new version will incorporate the previous film's songs.

The book for the Broadway play was penned by Larry L. King, who also wrote the Playboy profile, and Peter Masterson. Carol Hall penned the music and lyrics.


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  • friedchicken • 6 years ago

    Hey comic book guy "Mindless Opinion"? All you said was that the movie sucked. How mindless is that? I actually liked the movie and have performed it on stage. You're the one jeking off on any blog that comes across your path. Why are commenting on a movie you don't care about. I personally don't mind remakes, reimaginings and reboots as long as there done well. I do mind F*ck Nuts like yourself who assume everything that have to say is important. Tell your Mom I said Hi.


    • lostone01 • 6 years ago

      @friedchicken(sh*t) Yes I am tired of studios doing remakes,reimagining,or reboots of GOOD movies. So why was time, and good money on something that was sh*t to start with and will be sh*t again. And yes this is a blog, and you do have the right to say what you think, and for that mater so do I. and everyone else that posts on here so if you disagree then state your reasons why this movie would be worth a remake. Or just shut the f*ck up and keep your mindless opinion to yourself. Now go off be a good boy and go jerk off to your 1980 Dolly Parton poster and f*ck off


      • masta-chiefed • 6 years ago

        WTF Hollywood? Think of a new concept u worthless pile of regurgitated baby boomer sperm.



        • soylentgreen • 6 years ago

          Come on!


          • friedchicken • 6 years ago

            Hey comic book guy. Aren't you tired of studios of doing remakes of movies that were good to begin with. Doesn't it make sense to remake something that wasn't that good to begin with and leave the good movies alone. Oh wait this is a blog and I'm making to much sense, so I'll just say You're a stupid sh*t.


            • lostone01 • 6 years ago

              The first one sucked, singing was horrible, and the acting wasn't much better. Why remake something that really wasn't all that ggo d to start with. This is going to flop.


              • rufio • 6 years ago

                pass... i have a feeling that this remake is gonna do everything it can to be a filthy as it can, just b/c of its subject matter and title. no thanks.


                • illuminati • 6 years ago



                  • celluloidkid • 6 years ago

                    LOL!!! Another remake!


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