Kristen Wiig

Jack Nicholson attached to remake Oscar nom 'Toni Erdmann'

After a seven year hiatus from film, Jack Nicholson is expected to return to the big screen in an English language remake of the Oscar-nominated German comedy "Toni Erdmann." Nicholson and Kristen Wiig are attached to star, according to a person close to the production who requested anonymity because of a lack of authorization to speak publicly about the project.

The trade publication Variety first reported the news Tuesday.

Nicholson last appeared in a film in 2010 in James L Brooks's "How Do You Know" and has been considered by many to be retired from film acting.

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