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Ed Helms to star in 'Naked Gun' remake

Dec. 13, 2013 at 12:23 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Ed Helms is to star in a reboot of Hollywood's "The Naked Gun" police comedy franchise, Variety reported Friday.

Thomas Lennon and R. Ben Garant, who penned the "Night at the Museum" movies and TV show "Reno 911,″ are to write the screenplay for the new "Naked Gun."

Helms is known for his comic turns in "The Hangover" trilogy and "We're the Millers," as well as TV's "The Office."

The late Leslie Nielsen starred in three "Naked Gun" movies, which were inspired by his short-lived 1982 TV sitcom series, "Police Squad!"

"The Naked Gun" was released in 1988 and was followed by sequels, which hit theaters in 1991 and 1994.

Topics: Ed Helms
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