Adam Sandler Sees ‘Ghost’ For Universal

Chris Columbus will direct

Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct.

The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ Entertainment will co-produce.

The Hollywood Reporter broke the news.

The original South Korean pic was written and directed by Kim Yeong-tak and follows a man, who after trying to kill himself, is plagued by the arrival of four ghosts who insist that he help them amend their past before they leave him in peace.

VP of production Maradith Frenkel and creative executive Chloe Yellin will oversee the project for Universal.

Sandler and Columbus are both repped by WME. Sandler is currently filming the WB comedy “Blended” with Drew Barrymore.

More Film

  • THE PREDATOR Fox

    Director Shane Black Took a 'Butch-and-Sundance Approach' to 'The Predator'

    Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct. The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ […]

  • Best Comic-Con 2018 Panels: 'Walking Dead'

    Comic-Con 2018's Can't-Miss Panels

    Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct. The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ […]

  • NOW TV Jeff Goldblum statueNOW TV

    A 25-Foot Jeff Goldblum Statue Appears in London

    Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct. The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ […]

  • Ashton Sanders, Antoine Fuqua, Director/Producer, and

    Denzel Washington Reveals Why 'Equalizer 2' Was His First Sequel

    Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct. The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ […]

  • Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma' Set as New

    Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma' Set as New York Film Festival's Centerpiece

    Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct. The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ […]

  • Database of Minority Entertainment Journalists, Critics

    Time's Up, USC Annenberg Launch Database of Underrepresented Journalists, Critics

    Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct. The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    'The Dark Knight' and More Superhero Films that Wowed Fans and Critics

    Adam Sandler is attached to star in Universal’s “Hello Ghost” with Chris Columbus on board to direct. The pic is a remake of the Korean comedy and Universal has optioned the remake rights. Sandler will produce through his Happy Madison banner along with Jack Giarraputo while Columbus will produce through his 1492 Pictures banner. CJ […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content