Tiffany Haddish & Lakeith Steinfeld In Talks To Lead Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Remake From ‘Dear White People’ Director Justin Simien

Once upon a time, Disney was considering letting Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water“) remake their Eddie Murphy movie “Haunted Mansion,” which is based on their beloved theme park attraction.

As the name would suggest features a mansion filled to the brim with various ghosts.

Flash forward to today, “Dear White People“s Justin Simien is set to direct the newest incarnation with a script penned by Katie Dippold (“Ghostbusters: Answer The Call“).Read More: New ‘Haunted Mansion’ Movie In The Works At Disney From ‘Ghostbusters’ Writer Katie DippoldThe Hollywood Reporter is now supporting previous chatter that Disney is indeed in talks with comedic actress Tiffany Haddish and Lakeith Stanfield to take lead roles in “Haunted Mansion.” Stanfield will play a widower that moves into the New Orleans mansion, and Haddish plays a psychic hired to communicate with the dead.The actors and character details were first mentioned

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