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 /going-in-style-remake-moves-forward-at-new-line-cinema/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.
No production schedule has been released.