First Look at Russell Brand as ‘Arthur’!

Brand inhabits the comic role created by the late Dudley Moore.

Splash News has posted the first image of Russell Brand as Arthur. The comic actor will be stepping into the shoes of the legendary character that was played by the late Dudley Moore.

Russell Brand as Arthur

British comedian Russell Brand is developing a remake of Arthur, the 1981 comedy that starred Dudley Moore. The original movie followed a boozy playboy rascal who is set to inherit a fortune if he marries an heiress his family thinks will make something out of him. However, he falls in love with a working-class woman and turns to his valet for help when his family makes him choose between money and love.

Arthur was released April 8th, 2011 and stars Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner, Geraldine James, Luis Guzmán, Nick Nolte, Christina Calph. The film is directed by Jason Winer.

Sources: Splash News

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  1. Cripple


    5 years agoby @crippleFlag

  2. joekerr2e

    LMAO... Saw that photo and the first thing I thought of was, looks more like Clockwork Orange than it does Arthur.

    5 years agoby @joekerr2eFlag

  3. WiseGuy

    @narrator Agreed. A douchebag like this bangin a chick with boobs like its not fair!!!

    5 years agoby @zgcorleone072Flag

  4. Mike Garand


    5 years agoby @mike-garandFlag

  5. the Narrator

    He doesn't deserve Katy Perry. Lol.

    5 years agoby @narratorFlag

  6. Draktyr

    And WHO wants this?!

    5 years agoby @draktyrFlag

  7. Saints18

    This guy is a douche!

    5 years agoby @saints18Flag

  8. blackg1000

    It's a shame that it takes such a fantastic film to be re-made for people to see how untalented Russell Brand really is. I suppose this was inevitably going to get re-made like everything else but why did it have to be him? What a terrible way to destroy a timeless classic.

    5 years agoby @blackg1000Flag

  9. Diaigma

    Can't say I'm interested in this. There's just too much wrong with this image :P

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  10. DoubleR0522


    5 years agoby @doubler0522Flag

  11. Xybernetic

    I can hardly undersatand a word this guys say on any of his movies.

    5 years agoby @xyberneticFlag

  12. Raoul Duke

    Now let's just wait until he trys to sh*t on Drop Dead Fred. That's gonna be a fun day.

    5 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  13. GeekStar

    I feel sorry for Katy Perry,really I do.She must have some kine of infinite paitence to deal with this loser.

    5 years agoby @vendetta28Flag

  14. MagicalMangina

    I had to make an account for this site just to comment on this sh*t. I can't believe they're remaking Arthur and casting the most unfunny guy ever as the lead role. I can't believe Brand still has a job after epically bombing at the VMAs

    5 years agoby @magicalmanginaFlag

  15. SoksoV

    Can't believe he's banging Katy Perry...

    5 years agoby @SoksoVFlag

  16. blackg1000

    The least funniest man on Earth.

    5 years agoby @blackg1000Flag

  17. WiseGuy

    Cant stand this dude.

    5 years agoby @zgcorleone072Flag

  18. Dparks

    @ Stiles I agree, Brand has absolutely NO chram; I just don't see the appeal of this obnoxious un-funny dude who HWood is now pushing on everyone. It's like Jack Black went on a diet and we got THIS.

    5 years agoby @dparksFlag

  19. Stiles

    f*ck me he looks like a recovering herion addict without a beard, which funnily enough...he is.

    I watched the orignal Arthur last night. John Gielgood owns that film. I don't think the Butler role can be improved. Brand has 1/100th the chram of Dudley too.

    5 years agoby @stilesFlag

  20. Jason27

    He's no Dudley Moor thats for sure! But this could be interesting... Look at it as a re-imagining, nothing else... Could be funny for what it is, but please DON'T compare it to the original two films, you'll just depress yourself

    5 years agoby @jason27Flag

  21. The Soylent Green Monkey

    I'm with ya, Vamp.

    5 years agoby @soylentgreen2Flag

  22. Vamp

    I think I could cry.... :(

    5 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

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