In addition to Kenan Thompson, Archie Yates, Ellie Kemper and Rob Delaney

will also be featured in the upcoming restart of Home Alone

While performing virtually on Watch What Happens Live Monday, Kenan Thompson was talking about the upcoming film remake and his current status. Deadline previously reported by Thompson, 42, as one of the stars of the film

When asked by host Andy Cohen if he could reveal any details about the film, the Saturday Night Live actor revealed, “It was a long shoot It started in Canada and then closed and came because of the pandemic and others Things back so it was very spotty I guess as far as trying to get it done “

“But I think they are about to close,” Thompson continued, noting that he has already completed the process of re-recording some of the audio recordings of the film. “This is usually one of the last steps, so it comes”

Thompson added that his co-star Ellie Kemper “couldn’t be nicer,” but stuck to all of the other details of the movie Mother

The Disney reinterpretation of Home Alone was first announced in 2019 Sources told The Hollywood Reporter at the time that the film was about Kemper, 40, and Rob Delaney going to war against a child who stole an invaluable heirloom to save their home from financial ruin >

Archie Yates (Jojo Rabbit) was cast in the lead role, while Ally Maki and Chris Parnell also have supporting roles.The film was written by SNL writers Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell, with Dan Mazer as director

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The original 1990 Home Alone featured Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a mischievous kid who is left to fend for himself when his large family goes on vacation and accidentally leaves him home alone

Catherine O’Hara played Kevin’s mother while Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern played the burglars who battle Kevin

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At the end of last year, Chris Columbus, who directed the original Home Alone and its sequel, revealed in an interview that he was not on board with the new adaptation

The famous director has also been behind the camera for some of Hollywood’s iconic children’s films, including the first two Harry Potter films, The Goonies and Mrs Doubt

“Nobody has contacted me and it’s a waste of time for me,” he previously told Insider, “What’s the point? I firmly believe that you are not making new films that will last the longevity of Home Alone had “

He continued, “You’re not going to put lightning in a bottle again. It’s just not going to happen So why? It’s like doing a paint-by-numbers version of a Disney animated film – live action -Version of this What’s the point? It’s done Do your own thing Even if you fail miserably, you’ve at least come up with something original “

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