Michael Caine, Samuel L Jackson in Harry and The Butler

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  • Updated: Nov 07, 2013 19:01 IST

Michael Caine, who memorably played the role of a butler in Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise, is all set to reprise the butler role again but in a different movie.

Caine will play a down-on-his-luck butler in, Harry and The Butler, with Samuel L Jackson in director George C Wolfe's film. Philippe Rivier of Spirit Films and Colin Callender of Playground Entertainment are producing the dramedy, said the Hollywood Reporter.

The story is about a derelict roller-coaster mechanic mechanic and one-time jazz virtuoso, who lives in a train caboose. When he inherits a large sum of money, he drunkenly to hire a down-on-his-luck British butler, played by Caine.

Wolfe is set to start shooting on location in Louisiana in spring 2014 from a script by Damian F Slattery. The film is loosely based on the 1962 Danish film, Harry og Kammertjeneren.

 

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