Date: 8th June 2005

Coogan and Stiller are the new Persuaders

Steve Coogan and Ben Stiller are to star in a new movie version of the 1970s TV series The Persuaders.

Stiller will play the role originated by Tony Curtis, and British comic actor Coogan will take on Roger Moore's part, reports Variety.

The ITV series revolved around the adventures of two rich playboys.

Source: Press Release