Bridgerton breakout actor Regé-Jean Page’s is cast in The Saint remake for Paramount Pictures.
Playwright and actor Kwame Kwei-Armah is penning the script for the adventure thriller. There is no director attached as of yet.
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Saint is based on Leslie Charteris’ 1920 adventure novels. The series followed Simon Templar, better known as The Saint, a Robin Hood-esque criminal and thief for hire who goes on a globetrotting adventure.
The actual plot of Page’s version is still being kept under wraps. But insiders are saying The Saint remake will be a completely new take that completely reimagines the character and world around him.
This isn’t the first time Charteris’ Saint character has since been adapted. It has been adapted into comics, serials, and TV/movie. Its most popular adaptation is in the form of the 1997 movie The Saint which starred Val Kilmer.
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Page will also executive produce The Saint remake. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brad Krevoy are producing as well as Robert Evans, who died in 2019 and will receive posthumous credit.
Lorenzo DiBonaventura, Brad Krevoy and the late Robert Evans will produce with Kwame Kwei-Armah penning the script.
Up next Page is starring in Paramount’s untitled Dungeons & Dragons movie opposite Chris Pine. As well as the Netflix film The Gray Man opposite Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans.