Fox is in the early stages of planning for a remake of the classic 1993 baseball movie Rookie of the Year, according to Deadline.

  • Dan Gregor and Doug Mand are in the process of signing on with the studio to write the remake and Gregor is being considered to direct.
  • The pair of Gregor and Mand wrote the screenplay for Disney’s Magic Camp, which is currently slated for release on the streaming service.
  • Bob Haprer, producer of the original film, is also tapped to produce the remake.
  • The original film centers around a young boy who suffers an accident resulting in him having an incredibly powerful pitching arm. He then signs with the Chicago Cubs and leads them to the World Series.
  • There are currently no further details regarding the remake.




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