WICKED Film Adaptation Seeking Director

July 11, 2010

A couple of weeks back, we told you about nine separate film projects based on L. Frank Baum’s classic Oz fantasy novels. Amid all the faithful adaptations, post-modern re-tellings, revisionist sequels and prequels was the […]

A Harder Edged Version Of SOUTH PACIFIC?

July 11, 2010

In all the times that I’ve seen the Rogers & Hammerstein musical South Pacific, be it the 1958 film version, a community theater production or playing lead trumpet in the pit orchestra when it was […]


June 5, 2010

Two summers ago, it seemed like New Line was very hot to have a sequel to their 2007 hit musical Hairspray, even going so far as to announce it for the summer of 2010.Well, here […]

MAMMA MIA Sequel Probably Not Happening

February 16, 2010

Bad news Mamma Mia! Fans. If you were hoping for a return trip to that Greek island where everyone spontaneously breaks into ABBA songs, you may have to cancel your travel plans. While making the […]

Zemeckis To Travel On YELLOW SUBMARINE

August 20, 2009

Robert Zemeckis is planning a trip to Pepperland. Using the same motion-capture animation techniques that he used for Beowulf and the upcoming A Christmas Carol, Zemeckis is gearing up to remake Yellow Submarine, the classic […]

Swing Dance Legend Frankie Manning Has Died

April 27, 2009

Bodies flew through air, slid along the ground and moved between each other in with uncanny precision while a fast paced, swingin’ jazz tune thundered on the soundtrack. For many moviegoers who had come to […]

Chenoweth Talks WICKED Movie Prospects

December 1, 2008

A while back we mentioned the possibility of the hit Broadway musical Wicked, adapted from Gregory Maguire’s best seller about what happened in Oz before Dorothy showed up, making its way to the silver screen. […]

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