Zach Braff, known for his role as JD on the Scrubs TV series, will star alongside Gabrielle Union in the film, which revolves around a multiracial family of 12, reports variety.com.
Kenya Barris, best known for creating the Black-ish television series, co-wrote the screenplay and is also set to produce the remake. Gail Lerner, who previously collaborated with Barris on Black-ish, will direct the film.
Cheaper by the Dozen is set to debut on the Disney Plus streaming service in 2022.
The original Cheaper By The Dozen was released in 1950 and was based on the autobiographical book by Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.
It got a new twist in 2003 with a film starring Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt as parents of the Baker clan. The 2003 film also starred Piper Perabo, Hilary Duff, Alyson Stoner, Ashton Kutcher, and Dax Shepard. A sequel, Cheaper By The Dozen 2, premiered in 2005.
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