EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden, Golden Globe winner Kyle MacLachlan and Daily show Correspondent Roy Wood Jr. joins Jon Hamm in Miramax movie Confess, Fletch, directed by Greg Mottola. Main filming is scheduled to begin Monday, June 28.
The film is based on the original 1970s detective story series by Gregory Mcdonald and will remain faithful to the second novel. Confess, Fletch. The story will follow Fletch, who finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation, in which he is pinned down as the prime suspect. As he seeks to prove his innocence, Fletch is tasked with locating his fiancée’s stolen art collection, the only heirloom she acquired after her father goes missing and is presumed dead.
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“Jon Hamm and Greg Mottola’s carefree and sophisticated cocktail will be presented to a global audience next year and promises to be very tasty,” said Bill Block, CEO of Miramax.
“We can’t wait to bring Fletch’s iconic character back to the big screen with a modern twist. While the original film was hailed as a cult classic with a strong fan base, we present Fletch through a comedic and sophisticated new lens, highlighting the nuances of his character and the intricacies of his career as an investigative journalist, ” said producer Connie Tavel. .
Block, Tavel and Hamm are the producers of the film, while Mottola, Mark Kamine and David List will be the executive producers. Zev Borow and Mottola wrote the screenplay. Block produced $ 315 million in global revenue Bad moms franchise.
Wood Jr. will play the role of Detective Monroe. He suspects Fletch of being the murderer and remains resistant to Fletch’s advice on the case. The roles of Harden and MacLachlan remain secret. Wood Jr. recently announced his Imperfect Messenger stand-up tour and he’s gearing up for his Comedy Central special which will air later this year. It is replaced by MainstayEntertainment and WME.
Harden is a 2x Oscar nominee in the Best Supporting Actress category for the mystical river and Pollock, winner for the latest in 2001. His feature film credits include the crossing of the miller, the Fifty shades of Grey franchise, Space Cowboys, The First Wives Club, Mona Lisa Smile among many others. She has appeared in television series such as NatGeo’s Bark, Apple tv The morning show, and CBS ‘ Code black. She is replaced by ICM, Framework Entertainment and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham.
MacLachlan has been nominated for Best Actor in a Television Series twice for Twin peaks, and won a Golden Globe for the role in 1991. His recent credits include Capone, Tesla, the house with a clock in its walls, and he relaunched his legendary role as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper for David Lynch’s prosecution of Twins tops on Showtime. His TV credits include Desperate Housewives, Agents of SHIELD, Believe, Atlantic Crossing and Carol’s second act. He is replaced by UTA, Management 360 and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.