In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Will Reiser (I'm With Cancer) is in negotiations to write a narrative version of [email protected] for Working Title's remake of Fox Searchlight's documentary.
Working Title picked up the remake rights to [email protected] in 2007. The first draft of the script was written by Bob Nelson.
The original documentary was directed by Stephen Walker. It followed a group of Northampton, Mass., seniors "who, under the tutelage of a younger choir director, sing versions of songs from artists such as The Clash, Coldplay and James Brown."
[email protected] made $4 million when it was released domestically.