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.