The Flamingo Kid Remake Moves Forward with Producer Brett Ratner

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The Flamingo Kid Remake Moves Forward with Producer Brett Ratner
Walt Disney Pictures and producer Brett Ratner are teaming up to remake the studio's 1984 classic The Flamingo Kid. Nzingha Stewart, a music video director and executive producer on Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls, will write the screenplay.

Matt Dillon starred in The Flamingo Kid as Jeffrey Willis, a kid fresh out of high school who takes a job at the Flamingo Club. He gets sucked into the ritzy life at the club, determined to become rich and popular like all of its members. It isn't known if this redo will be set in modern day, or in a different time period. The original was set in 1963.

Brett Ratner is producing alongside Michael Phillips, who produced the original film, and Juliana Maio, with John Cheng executive producing. No production schedule was given as of yet.

The Flamingo Kid was released December 21st, 1984 and stars Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy,
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'Harry Potter' Leads End of Summer Poll Winners

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The people have spoken and, if there was ever really any doubt, it's now official: This was the summer of "Harry Potter."

The final results of our huge End of Summer polls are in and with more than 25,000 votes cast, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" easily walked away with the title of your favorite movie of the summer, earning more votes than the rest of the field combined.

Helping lead "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" to its crushing win (its final tally of 59.8 percent dwarfed the 15.1 percent of runner-up "X-Men: First Class")? The fateful lip lock between Ron and Hermione, which 49 percent of you chose as your favorite moment from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2;" Ron's mom calling Bellatrix Lestrange a beyotch came in second with 25.5 percent of the vote.

While "Harry Potter"'s win should come as no shock, there were some surprises,
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