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'Slap Shot' remake taps Dean Parisot to direct

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Dean Parisot (Fun With Dick and Jane) will direct Universal Pictures’ remake of the 1977 hockey comedy Slap Shot, according to Variety. The original starred Paul Newman as a fading player/coach of a minor league hockey team who ramps up interest in his squad by turning his players into a notorious band of brawling thugs.