Rebel Wilson Set to Star in Big Screen Remake of Private Benjamin Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 05.07.2014
Based on the 1980 comedy starring Goldie Hawn…
The Wrap reports that Rebel Wilson is set to headline a big screen remake of the 1980 comedy Private Benjamin.
The original starred Goldie Hawn in the title role as a newlywed who, upon the sudden death of her husband, opts to join the Army. The update will reportedly follow two women, a wealthy city girl and a redneck, in the same situation. Wilson will play the latter aforementioned character.
The original film received three Academy Award nominations and later spawned a CBS TV series that aired for three seasons. Mark Gordon is producing the project. Anna Faris was previously attached for the planned remake in 2010.