Ice Cube is in talks
with Revolution Studios to star in the remake of the 1948 comedy “Mr. Blandings
Builds His Dream House.”
The original 1948 version featured legendary American actor
Carey Grant and actress Myrna Loy, who both starred in the roles movie at the
height of their acting careers.
The original version was about an advertising executive named
Jim Blanding (Grant/Ice Cube) and his wife (Myrna Loy), who live in a cramped
New York apartment with two young daughters and a live-in maid.
The couple ends up buying a house in the Connecticut countryside,
only to find out their dream house is actually falling apart.
The movie was somewhat updated in 1986, when Tom Hanks and Shelly
Long starred in “The Money Pit,” which adapted the themes of the
The film is being
directed by Steve Carr, who also directed Cube’s “Next Friday”
as well as “Daddy Daycare” and a new movie starring Martin Lawrence,