Greg Berlanti Set to Direct “Little Shop of Horrors” Remake at Warner Bros.

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The remake of the cult musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS has taken a step forward at Warner Bros. DCEU maestro has been tapped to direct the script from Matthew Robinson.

The new, fresh iteration will keep in the same spirit as the Frank Oz-directed interpretation from 1986 that starred Rick Moranis and Steve Martin. Before that, there was a campy, low-budget 1960 version directed by Roger Corman that was made into an Off-Broadway musical by Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman. The story follows a clumsy young man who raises a plant, discovers it is carnivorous, and kills to keep it fed.

Marc Platt will serve as while Sarah Schechter has signed on as executive .The project has been in for some time. Joseph Gordon-Levitt previously showed interest and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who has worked with Berlanti on Supergirl and the upcoming drama Riverdale was once attached to adapt.

Berlanti continues to head a massive slate of successful series including Blindspot, The Flash, Arrow, Legends Of Tomorrow, as well as the aforementioned Supergirl and Riverdale.

He is repped by .

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This news was first reported by Deadline.

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