Arthur Remake finds its director March 2, 2010 Modern Family’s Jason Winer to helm Arthur remake Jason Winer has been confirmed to helm the remake of Arthur. The original 80s comedy starred Dudley Moore as a rich playboy forced to choose between love or money. Russell Brand is set to play Moore’s character in the remake. Oscar-winning screenwriter Peter Baynham is writing the script for the project. Winer recenlty won a Director’s Guild Award for his work on the comedy series Modern Family.