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The Nutty Professor(1963)

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Location scenes were filmed at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, using members of the student body as extras. In 1996, Universal released a remake of the film, also titled The Nutty Professor. Based on the screenplay by Jerry Lewis and Bill Richmond, the film was directed by Tom Shadyac and starred Eddie Murphy and Jada Pinkett Smith. Lewis served as an executive producer on the 1996 film as well as on its 2000 sequel, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, which was directed by Peter Segal and starred Murphy and Janet Jackson. In June 2006, Lewis announced that he would be producing and directed a Broadway musical based on the 1963 film and that it would star unknown actor Michael Andrews.