London, (ANI): Sacha Baron Cohen might star in a remake of 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty", according to reports. According to movie blog Pajiba.com, the 'Bruno" star has been offered the part of the mild-mannered fantasist in a remake of the iconic 1947 film starring Danny Kaye.
For a long time, there have been talks of a remake, with names like Austin Powers star Mike Myers, Jim Carrey and Owen Wilson being touted to play the lead, reports the Mirror. The rights to the film - based on James Thurber's literary character - have also changed hands several times. Currently, the rights are owned by 20th Century Fox, who are said to have approached Baron Cohen with the role.