In December 2010, Warner Bros. Pictures secured the services of Russell Brand for live-action comedy “Rentaghost” about a loser that died named Fred Mumford, people who rent living ghosts who make big money on the line to temporarily secure the services of a ghost to haunt the ones he want to haunt them.
In October 2011, after Warner Bros. Pictures of abandoned the project because of market failure remake of “Arthur” and 20th Century Fox and won the go, Ben Stiller to substitute Russell Brand and mindset of the North American consultant, sent to Britain revive bankrupt company hire ghost most likely not have no idea who is the subject of its activity.
Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, writers action comedy “Night at the Museum” and “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian”, in which Ben Stiller played the same night guard Larry Daley, will adapt for the screen show children “Rentaghost” which ran on BBC One channel in the range 1976 to 1984.
Tom McGrath, director of animations “Madagascar”, “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa”, “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” and “Megamind” from DreamWorks is in talks to settle at the helm of directing the comedy “Rentaghost” case which would continue working with actor Ben Stiller, who has voiced Alex the lion trilogy “Madagascar”.
According to Cinemablend.com, Tom McGrath is planning a spin-off called “Penguins of Madagascar” which would be released in theaters in 2015, the director giving voice to penguin Skipper in three animations “Madagascar”, but it is possible that “Rentaghost” debut in the realm of live-action, to be addressed with priority.