twentieth Century Studios is seeking to revive “Working Woman” with the assistance of Selena Gomez.

Gomez is in last negotiations to provide a reboot of “Working Woman,” the Mike Nichols-directed comedy starring Sigourney Weaver, Melanie Griffith and Harrison Ford.

Ilana Pena, who created the Disney+ collection “Diary of a Future President,” is adapting the screenplay for the movie, which is eyeing a launch on Hulu. A director has not been introduced.

Casting has not been set, and it’s unclear if Gomez will star within the “Working Woman” remake along with serving as a producer. The 1988 model follows an formidable 30-something Staten Island secretary who takes over workplace operations whereas her boss is recovering from a damaged leg. However when the secretary pitches a successful thought, her boss makes an attempt to take credit score.

“Working Woman” was a vital and industrial triumph, bringing in additional than $100 million on the world field workplace and touchdown six Oscar nominations, together with finest image and finest director for Nichols.

Many years in the past, Sandra Bullock tried to recapture the magic of “Working Woman” in a short-lived NBC collection within the Nineteen Nineties, although it was canceled early attributable to low rankings.

Gomez, a former Disney Channel star from “Wizards of Waverly Place,” has moved into the manufacturing house with Hulu’s comedy collection “Solely Murders within the Constructing.” She stars within the present reverse Steve Martin and Martin Quick. Gomez additionally lately starred and produced the HBO Max actuality collection “Selena + Chef.” She’s repped by WME, Lighthouse Administration & Media, Johnson, Shapiro, Slewett and Kole.

Previous to taking the reins on “Diary of a Future President,” Pena was a employees author on “Loopy Ex-Girlfriend.” She is repped by Kaplan/Perrone.

Deadline Hollywood first reported the information.

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