Helen Mirren, Russell Brand in remake of 1981 hit comedy Arthur

Dame Helen Mirren is re-teaming with British funnyman Russell Brand for the upcoming remake of 1981 hit comedy ‘Arthur’.

London, April 24 (Calcutta Tube) Dame Helen Mirren is re-teaming with British funnyman Russell Brand for the upcoming remake of 1981 hit comedy ‘Arthur‘.

[ReviewAZON asin=”0790731886″ display=”inlinepost”]The veteran actress, who has filmed an upcoming adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest‘ with Brand, will take on the role of Hobson, a valet who gives advice to the beloved boozy socialite, reports EmpireOnline.com.

Sir John Gielgud won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Hobson in the original.

Meryl Streep was tipped as the front runner after producers announced plans to cast a female actress in the role.

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