Barry Sonnenfeld is set to direct and produce an English-language remake of the Korean box office hit Scandal Makers, according to Variety.

The film centers on a philandering pop singer whose life is turned upside-down when he discovers that he has a daughter and a grandson.

"I was immediately attracted to 'Scandal Makers' because of its universal themes," Sonnenfeld said. "It is funny, intelligent and full of heart."

Sonnenfeld is looking to partner with a major studio and producer to develop and release the project.

June Lee, former head of Chan-wook Park's production company, Moho Film, is also attached as a producer. M-Line Distribution reps the film's remake rights and international sales.

No production date has been set.