3 Books We Would Really Love To See As Musicals

3 Books We Would Really Love To See As Musicals

Whatever the case, you cannot deny theatre’s influence on our and other countries’ cultures, but sometimes, theatre could use a little push, and it’s just one of the many mediums that lit fiction latches onto in order to adapt into something that can really captivate an audience and be something truly memorable…

Jekyll & Hyde Broadway Show Getting Film Adaptation

Jekyll & Hyde Broadway Show Getting Film Adaptation

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The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has been adapted countless times over the years. One of the most popular adaptations has been a musical. The musical first premiered in 1997, and garnered mixed reception but did maintain a large following and performed in 28 countries—grossing close to $1 billion over the years. Now, the musical is headed to the big screen.   Deadline has reported that Alexander Dinelaris, one of the Oscar-winning screenwriters of Birdman, has been taped to adapt the musical to the big screen. Dinelaris’ production company Lexicon will produce the film. In a statement, Dinelaris …

BBC Launches Unforgettable Les Miserables Adaptation

BBC Launches Unforgettable Les Miserables Adaptation

Everyone knows Les Miserables, even those of us who think the length is miserablé. It’s pretty likely you’ve seen both the musical or the movie, but neither is the original. It’s far less likely that you’ve read Victor Hugo‘s original Les Miserables, even though it’s packed with hilarious capers, deep friendships, and horrifying deaths. Fans call the novel ‘The Brick’ for a reason—at 1,900 pages, it’s one of the longest novels in history. Given that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is 607 pages and needed two movies to cover all the important parts, it’s a little surprising that the Les Miserables movie directors thought that they could tell …