Tyler Perry Studios to remake Korean hit film Miss Granny

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Korea’s largest entertainment conglomerate CJ Entertainment is teaming up with Tyler Perry Studio’s 34th Street Films to produce an English-language remake of Korean hit film Miss Granny.

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Miss Granny is a romantic comedy about a 70-year-old woman who magically transforms into a young woman in her 20s. “We wanted to find a studio that was skilled at portraying comedy without sacrificing the value of strong family bonds,” CJ said in a statement. “We could not find a better studio more suitable than Tyler Perry”.

The film premiered in Korea in January 2014, and was such a success that it was remade in Chinese and Vietnamese before securing this English-language remake, which will be timed to release with a Spanish version. Now in the North American market, Miss Granny has the opportunity to connect with new audiences who gravitate towards the film’s central themes of family and community.

Read more on Variety.

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