Rob Marshall joins Johnny Depp for Thin Man remake

From Deadline – Rob Marshall (Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides, Chicago) has signed on to direct Warner Bros’ remake of The Thin Man, a project that re-teams Marshall with Johnny Depp, who is attached to star. John DeLuca has also come on board to produce, and Jerry Stahl (Hemingway & Gellhorn, Moonlighting) is set to pen the adaptation.

Now all they need is a Nora…

The original The Thin Man, a vintage Hollywood classic, starred William Powell and Myrna Loy and was nominated for an Oscar in 1934.

Book Description:

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett’s most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners

You can read an excerpt here.