If he officially signs on, the actor will play Seymour Kilborn, a meek florist who must continue to feed his gigantic plant, which feasts on humans, to secure his newfound fame and fortune. The role was previously played by Jonathan Haze in the 1960 version of The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman, and by Rick Moranis in Frank Oz's 1987 rendition, Little Shop of Horrors.
Marc Platt (Drive) is producing for the studio, although no director has been attached yet.
Little Shop of Horrors was released December 19th, 1986 and stars Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, Tichina Arnold, Michelle Weeks, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Levi Stubbs. The film is directed by Frank Oz.
The Little Shop of Horrors was released August 5th, 1960 and stars Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles, Dick Miller, Myrtle Vail, Karyn Kupcinet, Toby Michaels, Leola Wendorff. The film is directed by Roger Corman, Charles B. Griffith, Mel Welles.