Bodyguard remake in the works February 24, 2011 Bodyguard remake confirmed… A remix of the classic ’90s romantic thriller The Bodyguard is in the works. Warner Bros have confirmed that they have hired writers Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer to pen a new script for the project. The remake is said to centre on a bodyguard whose first job after leaving Iraq is to look after a rising female music star. With Twitter, Google Maps and rolling celebrity news coverage, he finds that the threats against his client have been amplified. The original movie, released in 1992 starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, earned over $400 million at the box office.