Anna Faris Takes On Private Benjamin
Posted on Wed Mar 31, 2010 02:45 PM PDT

faris200remake.jpgLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (X17online) - Anna Faris is set to take on the remake of 1980's Private Benjamin. Goldie Hawn, who starred in the original comedy, earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Private Benjamin revolves around a spoiled young woman who joins the military after her husband's death. The original screenplay was co-written by Nancy Meyers who has written films like Something's Gotta Give, The Holiday and most recently It's Complicated.

The remake will be produced by Mark Gordon, while Amy Talkington is in negotiations to write the project.

Anna Faris has already starred in numerous comedic roles like the Scary Movie series, The Hot Chick and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.