To Catch a Thief: According to Variety, Paramount has caught up with Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief setting up a modern-day remake of the romantic thriller with Original Film partner Neal Moritz producing and Todd Komarnicki writing.

Miami-set redo will leave the basic storyline from Hitchcock's film intact: A reformed jewel thief scrambles to clear his reputation while being framed for a series of elaborate robberies from the super-rich.

The 1955 release starred Cary Grant as an American expat on the French Riviera who falls for a wealthy American, played by Grace Kelly, as a rash of jewel thefts breaks out.

Hitchcock directed a script by John Michael Hayes, and Robert Burks won an Oscar for color cinematography. Moritz produced "2 Fast 2 Furious," "S.W.A.T." and "Out of Time" last year through Sony-based Original. He's developing a third installment of "The Fast and the Furious" with Vin Diesel expected to return and "Spy Hunter," both for Universal.

Cinemark Movie Club
Brian B.