Last time we heard anything about Jonah Hill‘s update of the Fox TV show 21 Jump Street, it was that Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were in talks to direct the film. Now Jonah Hill has confirmed their hire, and says that the film will likely shoot this year. He’s also still talking up the line that the film will be a blend of comedy and action, and won’t exist to make fun of the original show, which helped launch Johnny Depp to stardom. Read More »
Jonah Hill’s upcoming 21 Jump Street remake is getting weirder (and more awesome) the more we hear about it. First, Hill mentioned that he wanted to make a “Bad Boys meets John Hughes” R-rated action film, and now we’ve learned that Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are in negotiations to direct. I personally loved the heck out of Cloudy, and have firmly committed myself to following Lord and Miller’s careers very closely. The duo also created the MTV animated series Clone High, and have written and co-exec produced for How I Met Your Mother. Basically, they rank high on the scales of awesome.
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