A remake of 'Rookie of the Year' is officially in the works
It's been 25 years since "Rookie of the Year" -- the story of young Henry Rullenverter / Rabbinbuser / Resinbagger / Gardenhoser / Rowengartner's journey from Little League scrub to Major League star -- hit theaters. 25 years!
If you think that two and a half decades is far too long to go without strange slingshot sound effects, "funky butt loving" and Gary Busey's mustache, well, 20th Century Fox agrees with you: According to Deadline, a remake is now officially in the works. It's still early in the planning stages, but "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" consulting producers Doug Mand and Dan Gregor are in line to write and direct.
(Though admittedly, the story won't have quite the same whimsy to it now that