Demi Moore and Justin Timberlake in 'The Graduate' remake?
Updated: 2007-02-05 15:01
Actress Demi Moore and R&B singer Justin Timberlake are reportedly in the fray for playing the lead roles in the remake of the 1960s hit 'The Graduate'.

The 44-year-old 'Striptease' star will play the lustful Mrs Robinson, and the 25- year old 'My Love' singer will be the awkward virgin Benjamin Braddock, the role made famous by acting legend Dustin Hoffman, Moviehole quoted a report in Sky News, as saying.

Meanwhile, it has also been reported that Moore was planning to remake the film with hubby Ashton Kutcher, who is 16 year her junior, but dropped the idea later.

The 1967 film directed by Mike Nichols is based on a novel by Charles Webb and tells the story of an aimless graduate Benjamin, who is seduced by an older Mrs Robinson, but ultimately falling in love with the seductress' daughter Elaine.

Between 2000 and 2002 the project was revived as a play and appeared in London and on Broadway. The film is ranked 9th in the American Institute's list 100 Years... 100 Laughs.