Rumors have surfaced that there will be a remake of the cult classic White Men Can’t Jump, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
According to sources, the remake will be written and produced by Black-ish’s Kenya Barris and athletes Blake Griffin and Ryan Kalil. Barris signed a movie deal in September 2016 with Fox to develop the movie.
Barris is the creator of Black-ish, which is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated hit TV show. Barris will write the script, and Kalil and Griffin will collaborate to produce the film. The two will be producing the movie through their production company Mortal Media, and they will be doing it alongside their partner Noah Weinstein. Griffin plays for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, while Kalil is a football player for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Fans are looking forward to see what the team can bring to the table for the remake of this cult hit.