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Precious director may remake a Fellini film

According to Deadline, director Lee Daniels, based on the movie Precious: Based On The Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire, has reportedly closed a deal to helm a remake of Federico Fellini’s 1957 classic Nights Of Cabiria: Based On An Original Idea People Had A Half-Century Ago, Back When They Still Had Them. The film (which was sort-of remade once already as the musical Sweet Charity) concerns an upbeat prostitute who is nevertheless constantly abused—and as grimly reductive as that description sounds, just wait until Daniels gets his hands on it.

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