is the latest big name to pull out of upcoming Fletch
sequel, Fletch Won
, after being offered the chance to develop his own movie. Braff joins celebrated director Kevin Smith
, who also walked away from the project.
Sequel director Bill Lawrence, who also oversees filming on Braff's hit sitcom Scrubs
, says, "Zach is writing and directing his own film at Paramount. I'm very happy for him. We were looking forward to doing this thing together, but when you get an opportunity like that, you've got to take it."
starred in the original movies Fletch
and Fletch Lives
in the 1980s.
-Zach Braff Pictures
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