Sometimes good musicals come from directors you might not expect. Brian De Palma made Phantom of the Paradise. Robert Altman made Popeye. And now Clint Eastwood brings us his adaptation of the Broadway hit Jersey Boys. So since anyone can make a musical, here are some directorial candidates who need to make one ASAP.
Even… Continue reading If Clint Eastwood Can Do It, Anyone Can: 10 Directors Who Need to Make a Musical
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A long-gestating Disney musical received a big boost this week, signing on a “Rock of Ages” writer to pen the script while keeping the songwriters behind recent blockbuster “Frozen” attached to the project.
According to The Hollywood Reporter… Continue reading Disney's 'Bob the Musical' Gets a Boost
When the first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street erupted this summer and cut to the joyful noise of Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead,” it was only the latest great musical moment associated with the justly celebrated director.
Scorsese’s movies always have one finger poised, ready to hit “play” on a mixtape of original compositions, pop standards, classical jams, neglected rock masterpieces and underground punk… Continue reading 8 Great... Martin Scorsese Musical Moments
Play ball… and some music, too!
The 1988 classic movie “Bull Durham” — considered by many to be the best baseball movie of all time – is getting made into a musical, with Ron Shelton adapting his Oscar-nominated screenplay for the project. The show will first hit the stage in Atlanta, and if successful, could make its way to Broadway.
According to The Hollywood Reporter… Continue reading A 'Bull Durham' Musical Is Opening in Atlanta
“Psych is about to join the lofty ranks of television shows that have pulled off a terrific musical episode. Here are our Top 5 musical episodes of TV — though we think “Psych: The Musical” might just bump one of them out come Sunday (Dec. 15).
1. “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”: “Once More With Feeling”
This Season 6 offering not only featured terrific