Confess, Fletch: The Movie Release Date

After years of development hell, an attempt at the third iteration of Fletch is finally prepared to reach the screens

The first Fletch movie, based on Gregory McDonald‘s well-known Fletch books, was released in 1985. It starred Chevy Chase as investigative reporter Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher

The production company Miramax licenced Confess Fletch’s global distribution rights to Paramount Global Content Distribution

Fans may ask why Confess Fletch won’t receive a traditional theatrical release. This may be because Miramax is unsure of the movie’s commercial viability in 2022

Fletch will be portrayed by Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Hamm. Ham has the gravitas and charisma necessary to pull this off

Roy Wood Jr. portrays Detective Monroe. Between 2011 and 2014, Wood, a comedian and radio host, starred in the TBS sitcom Sullivan & Son

Confess Fletch will have Kyle MacLachlan in the cast. MacLachlan is well-known for his performances as Cliff Vandercave in The Flintstones and Jeffrey Beaumont in Blue Velvet

The storyline revolves around Fletch’s work as an investigative journalist and is based on Gregory McDonald’s second Fletch novel of the same name