Tag: Musical

AMC is Developing a Musical Dramady Anthology Series Titled NATIONAL ANTHEM

AMC is set to develop a musical dramady anthology series titled National Anthem. The series is coming from writer and director Scott Z. Burns (The Report, Contagion) and executive producer Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Rain Man). National Anthem tells the “tragically funny story of a middle class midwestern family tumbling down the ladder of American society; […]

Trailer For Apple TV+'s Animated Musical Comedy Series CENTRAL PARK

Apple TV+ has shared the first trailer for their upcoming animated musical comedy series titled Central Park. The show was created by Bob’s Burgers creator Loren Bouchard and it features the voices of Josh Gad and Kristen Bell. Central Park follows a family of caretakers, the Tillermans, “who lives in the titular New York City locale. As park manager […]

First Photos Shared From BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL Features, Doc, Marty, The DeLorean and More!

If your curious to know what Back to the Future: The Musical looks like, thanks to London Theatre Reviews we have our first look and I’ve gotta say… I’m impressed! Early previews of the musical directed by Tony Award-winning director John Rando (Urinetown, On The Town) started playing at the Manchester Opera House just last week, which is […]

Hulu’s High Fidelity is a musical meditation on (self-)love

In line with the obvious and vague hues of nostalgia that have enveloped some of the most popular big and small-screen titles in recent years, Hulu’s High Fidelity takes us back – at least musically and aesthetically. Vinyl records may have made a comeback, but there’s still something otherworldly about an old-school record shop in […]

Maggie Gyllenhaal Will Play Elvis Presley's Mother in Baz Luhrmann's Musical Biopic

Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark Knight, The Deuce) has been hired for the upcoming untitled Elvis Presley film that is being directed by Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!), who is also co-writing alongside Sam Bromell, Kelly Marcel, and Craig Pearce. Elvis Presley will be portrayed by Austin Butler (Glee, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), with Tom […]

Universal Pictures is Developing a MONSTER MASH Musical Based on The Classic 1960s Song

Universal Pictures is producing a new musical film titled Monster Mash, which is based on the classic 1962 song of the same name from Bobby “Boris” Pickett. The film will be directed by Matt Stawski, who pitched his own original treatment to the studio. They obviously liked it! Matt Stawski is a music video director and […]

Broadway's Musical Hit HAMILTON Is Heading to the Big Screen Next Year With the Original Cast

Good news for all of us who are fans of the mega-hit Broadway musical, Hamilton. We had heard stirrings in the past about the musical coming to the big screen, but we now have official word that the film is set in stone with Disney, and it will be starring the original Broadway cast! It’s […]

The Broadway Musical Adaptation of Roald Dahl's MATILDA Is Getting the Feature Film Treatment

A few years ago when I visited New York City, my wife and I took in a few Broadway shows. One of those shows was the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl‘s Matilda. We had no idea what to expect from it, and I ended up loving it. When the touring company came to Los Angeles, […]

New Promo For The BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical Features Christopher Lloyd Meeting The Cast

The Back to the Future musical is set to open at the Manchester Opera House in the U.K. on February 20th. In anticipation of the opening, a fun promo spot has been released that shows Christopher Lloyd meeting the cast of the play including Marty McFly (Olly Dobson), and the new Dr. Emmett L. Brown, played […]

THE KARATE KID Is Getting a Broadway Musical and the Film's Original Screenwriter Is on Board

The classic 1984 film The Karate Kid is heading to Broadway in a musical adaptation for the stage. The original film’s screenwriter, Robert Mark Kamen, is writing the story, with Drew Gasparini writing music and lyrics. Amon Miyamoto will direct the musical, and Keone and Mari Madrid will choreograph. Deadline reports the following statement from […]

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