DreamWorks to Remake “Like Father, Like Son”

DreamWorks Studios, co-founded by Stacey Snider and director Steven Spielberg and in partnership with The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, has bought the rights to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film “Like Father, Like Son.” It was announced Monday by Fuji TV.

Winner of a Jury Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, “Like Father, Like Son” tells the heartbreaking story of two families who discover that their six-year-old sons were switched at birth.

Spielberg served as president of the jury at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, which is where he first saw the film and brought it to the attention of his team back at DreamWorks.

[ Also Read: DreamWorks and Ford Making Need for Speed Film ]

Said Spielberg, “When I saw the film at Cannes, I was so impressed by its power to bring such a human story to the screen. Here at DreamWorks Studios, Stacey and our team recognized that it was a story we wanted to remake to bring to our audiences throughout the world. I thank Hirokazu Kore-eda and Fuji TV for giving us this once in a lifetime opportunity.”

[ Also Visit: Robojit and the Sand Planet – Global Entertainment Project ]

Said director Hirokazu Kore-eda, “I am honored that a company such as DreamWorks will be developing my film for American audiences. I’m looking forward to working with Steven Spielberg, for whom I have great admiration.”

Produced by Fuji TV, Amuse Inc. and GAGA Corporation (GAGA), the much anticipated release of “Like Father, Like Son” in Japanese theatres was scheduled for Sept. 28, 2013. GAGA and Wild Bunch handles its international sales.

Related posts:


Why Good Breakfast is Good for Girls
What Mobile Tags Do for Car Buyers
Fruits & Vegetables 2GO Twist Tubes from Nutrilite
Kirby Mass Attack for Nintendo DS Systems
Are Teen Drivers Texting while Driving?
Design for New York City AIDS Memorial Unveiled
Kiss Hello Kitty on the Hub Network
Man of Steel Soundtrack Set for Release
Subaru WRX STI to Debut at Auto Show
FIFA World Cup: Coca-Cola Launches “The World’s Cup”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*


*

HTML tags are not allowed.