Will Smith and Kevin Hart to Star in 'Planes, Trains & Automobiles' Remake

Following in the footsteps of original cast members Steve Martin and the late John Candy.

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Will Smith and Kevin Hart are set to breathe new life into a remake of the classic 1987 John Hughes comedy, Planes, Trains & Automobiles.

Confirming the casting news, Deadline revealed that original distributor Paramount Pictures will be returning for the reboot while Hart’s Hartbeat Productions and Smith’s Westbrook Studios will produce. Aeysha Carr, known for her work on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, My Wife and Kids and Everybody Hates Chris will write the script as her feature film debut.

Planes, Trains & Automobiles starred Steve Martin and the late John Candy as Neal Page and Del Griffith, two completely opposite men who are forced to travel together when their flight home to Chicago for Thanksgiving is canceled. They experience both hilarious and near-death situations in their three-day attempt to get home and end up becoming unlikely friends.

Elsewhere in entertainment, director James Wan confirmed that Aquaman 2 will have a touch of horror.

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