Higher and Lower: Nichols Takes Up a Classic

Oct 28, 2008

Variety reported today that Mike Nichols is getting ready to direct a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s beloved 1963 thriller High and Low, from a new screenplay by David Mamet, and likely to be executive produced by Martin Scorsese, who originally commissioned the Mamet script. Casting hasn’t begun yet, and we eagerly await news of who will take on the role the formidable Toshiro Mifune made so much his own.