Will Smith and Kevin Hart have signed on to star in a remake of Planes, Trains & Automobiles. Deadline reports that the two comedians will also produce the pic with their Hartbeat Productions and Westbrook Studios. Aeysha Carr will write the script.
The original movie, which premiered in 1987, centered on a mismatched duo forced to become bunk mates and traveling partners in a desperate attempt to get home to loved ones for Thanksgiving after their flights are canceled. Steve Martin and John Candy starred in the original movie from John Hughes.