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Warner Set to Remake ‘The Bodyguard’

Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer have signed on to write the script about a grizzled Secret Service man and the diva he guards

Warner Bros. is set to remake the 1992 Kevin Costner/Whitney Houston romantic drama "The Bodyguard," individuals close to the project confirmed to TheWrap.

According to one individual, Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer have signed on to write the script.  

"It is still in the very early stages," the individual cautioned.

Friedman and Palmer's "Family Getaway" script made the 2010 Black List and is now being produced by Mosiac for Warner Bros.

As for the original, it was written by Lawrence Kasdan, directed by Mick Jackson and starred Costner as a Secret Service agent assigned to guard a diva. The movie went on to gross nearly $411 million worldwide, a massive hit in its day.