‘The Nutty Professor’ is a famous movie of the year 1963. In the movie, we saw the character of Jerry Lewis being socially incompetent, climbing the ladder downwards in terms of prosperity. He makes an attempt to make his love life delightful. In order to do that, he drinks a potion, and like magic, lo, and behold, he is changed into a sophisticated young man. The main genre of slapstick comedy, which is a type of comedy concerning physical pitfalls, is highlighted through the movie.
It became so well known as soon as it was out that within a span of twenty-three years, in the year 1996, it was revived. The second version was going to depict the character of Eddie Murphy with more or less the same plot and same kind of theme. In addition to that, Murphy was given the responsibility of playing every one of his family members. This new addition was also appreciated among the audience. They liked the role play as he tried to fit into the shoes of the family members that he was enacting.
This advanced the movie to the stage of the sequel, which took place in the year 2000. During this year, ‘Nutty Professor II: The Klumps’ came out as a follow up to the previous movie. This generated some rumors about the movie coming again with a third addition. Everyone was excited to see their favorite character, Murphy, playing the role. Although the rumors never stood true back then. However, presently a complete new revival is under development.
What will one see in the revived version of ‘The Nutty Professor’?
As per the recent updates, Project X has been given the rights for the movie The Nutty Professor. The creators under Project X, including James Vanderbilt, William Sherak, and Paul Neinstein, have confirmed the statement that this will certainly be the second time when this movie will see a reset. However, they have not signed any contracts with any of the studios or directors or even writers or cast till now. In spite of that, it is assumed that we will see the same cast in addition to Neve Campbell and David Arquette.
One can expect that the shooting for the movie will begin somewhere towards the end of 2020. The Nutty Professor was acclaimed as Lewis’s unforgettable movie. Moreover, in the year 2004, it went on to be selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress to be termed as being very significant in terms of its cultural significance as well as historical significance and aesthetic appeal. The remade, which has Eddie Murphy, successfully made a jackpot of $274 million globally. The audience showcased varied sorts of emotions to this of remake, while some hinted on feeling a strong feeling of déjà vu. What are your views about the movie getting a reboot?