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Pseudo-'Adventures in Babysitting' remake needs a male 'Sitter'

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Efronhill_lWe don’t know what happened to the official remake of 1987’s Adventures in Babysitting that Raven-Symone was going to star in for Disney, but Fox Atomic has set in motion a film that feels like a redo. The Wackness writer-director Jonathan Levine has been tapped to direct The Sitter, which, according to The Hollywood Reporter, revolves around a suspended male college student who returns home to live withhis single mother and spends one memorable evening babysitting the two”eccentric” boys and “wild” 8-year-old girl next door. Who should inherit the Elisabeth Shue role? At first, I was thinking they needed someone like Zac Efron, but then I realized, no, THEY NEED JONAH HILL. Seriously, who wouldn’t want to watch him babysit children that aren’t your own? The only way this pseudo-remake isn’t going to piss people off is if it’s that irreverent. Who seconds the proposed Jonah Hill casting? Who else would you like to nominate, even though you’re wrong?

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