Warren Beatty makes comeback after 13 years


Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actor Warren Beatty is planning a comeback in direction after 13 years with a comedy for Paramount Pictures.

Paramount Pictures recently announced that Beatty will direct and star in an untitled comedy for the studio. The film is said to be based on an original script Beatty has written and will go into production by the end of this year, reports imdb.com.

The 74-year-old made his directing debut with the 1978 movie "Heaven Can Wait". In 1982, he won the best director Oscar for his political drama "Reds" and scored a box office hit with his comic-book adaptation "Dick Tracy" in 1990.

The unnamed comedy will be Beatty's first outing as a director after "Bulworth" in 1998.