• Broadway's Mean Girls Musical Is Becoming a Movie with

    30 days ago - By Movie Web

    Broadway's Mean Girls Musical Is Becoming a Movie with Tina Fey Returning Tina Fey has announced that the Broadway Musical Mean Girls is being adapted for the big screen.
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  • How Chinese New Year Films Cancellation Could Mean A $1B+ Loss For Global Box Office In 2020 & What's The Impact On Hollywood

    How Chinese New Year Films Cancellation Could Mean A $1B+ Loss For Global Box Office In 2020 & What's The Impact On Hollywood

    30 days ago - By Deadline

    Today's news that all local film releases scheduled for the highly lucrative Chinese New Year period have been kiboshed has wide-ranging implications. Beyond being a prudent move by authorities and producers to stave off apotential spread of the coronavirus, this is expected to mean a $1B+ blow to global box office for 2020. Says a...
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  • Marta Kauffman Teams With Warren Littlefield to Adapt ‘The Dreamers' Under New First-Look Deal With Fox 21

    30 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Grace and Frankie” creator Marta Kauffman has signed a first-look deal with Fox 21 Television Studios via her production company Okay Goodnight.
    Under the deal, Kauffman and her producing partners Robbie Rowe Tollin and Hannah KS Canter, will create new projects for both linear and streaming. The first project under the deal will be an adaptation of “The Dreamers,” the 2019 novel by Karen Thompson Walker.
    “The Dreamers” centers on an isolated Southern California college town where a mysterious illness has caused residents to fall into a sleep they can't be roused from. Those affected by...
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  • Tina Fey ‘Mean Girls' Musical Headed To The Big Screen

    30 days ago - By Deadline

    It comes as no surprise to hear that Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond's hit Broadway musical Mean Girls, based on the 2004 $129M-grossing teen comedy, will be adapted for film at Paramount, which released the original film. No director, we hear, is set at this time. Fey, who wrote the original movie as well, and...
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  • ‘Mean Girls' Broadway Musical to Be Adapted Into New Feature Film, Tina Fey to Write and Produce

    30 days ago - By The Wrap

    The “Mean Girls” Broadway musical is being adapted into a new feature film at Paramount Pictures, with Tina Fey writing the script, the studio announced Thursday. You heard it right: The movie-gone-musical is being turned into a movie!
    Plot details for the adaptation, produced by Fey and Lorne Michaels, are being kept under wraps. Of course, the 2004 film, “Mean Girls,” focused on the story of Cady Heron, who moves to suburban Illinois after being homeschooled in Africa, and wants to be popular. She takes on The Plastics and becomes frenemies with Regina George. But soon, she learns the...
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