Thursday, October 1, 2020

Film

‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ film sets premiere date on Amazon

The filmed version of "What the Constitution Means to Me" will premiere Oct. 16 on Amazon Prime.  Directed by Marielle Heller ("A Beautiful Day in...

‘Diana’ begins filming and cast recording process

The Broadway cast of "Diana" has begun work on the filmed version of the musical and its cast recording.  Cast members began rehearsals on Sept....

Filmed version of ‘Diana’ musical to premiere on Netflix ahead of Broadway opening

“Diana” will shoot a filmed version of the musical for Netflix ahead of an expected 2021 Broadway opening.  The musical will be filmed without an...

‘Hamilton’ movie to premiere on Disney Plus in July

The film of the original cast of "Hamilton" will premiere on Disney Plus on July 3. The Walt Disney Company, as well as producers and...

‘Hamilton’ film to be released by Disney in October 2021

A filmed version of "Hamilton" will be released by Walt Disney Studios in October 2021. The film features a live capture of the Broadway show...

Spike Lee to direct filmed version of ‘American Utopia’

Spike Lee will direct a filmed version of “David Byrne’s American Utopia.” The film will be executive produced and financed by Participant, a film production...

‘Mean Girls’ musical to be adapted into major motion picture

The musical version of “Mean Girls” will be adapted into a film from Paramount Pictures, the production announced Thursday.  The film will be produced by...

‘Slave Play’ becomes part of NYPL’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive

Wednesday night’s performance of “Slave Play” will be filmed by the New York Public Library’s Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. Every year, the Theatre...

Inside the decision to screen Netflix’s ‘The Irishman’ on Broadway

Netflix is taking one of its films to Broadway, as it vies for Oscar consideration amid tensions with major movie theater operators.  The streaming service...

‘The Irishman’ film to be screened on Broadway

Martin Scorsese's film "The Irishman" will be screened at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway for one month. The film, starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino...

Lyricist Sheldon Harnick on the lasting legacy of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

When developing “Fiddler on the Roof,” lyricist Sheldon Harnick and composer Jerry Bock worked separately, with Bock sending Harnick recorded melodies, or as he...

Ryan Murphy will adapt ‘The Boys in the Band’ for Netflix

Ryan Murphy will bring a film adaptation of "The Boys in the Band" to Netflix, the television producer announced Wednesday. The film will be an...

Ryan Murphy to create film adaptation of ‘The Prom’

Television producer Ryan Murphy is creating a film adaptation of "The Prom" for Netflix. Murphy, the creator and producer of shows such as "Glee" and...

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ musical to be adapted into a film

“Birdman” screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris has written the script for a film adaptation of the “Jekyll & Hyde” musical. Dinelaris, who was also the book...

Lin-Manuel Miranda to direct film version of ‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’

Lin-Manuel Miranda will direct an upcoming movie adaptation of "Tick, Tick...Boom!" with a screenplay by "Dear Evan Hansen" book writer Steven Levenson. The film will...

‘Come From Away’ to be made into feature film

“Come From Away” may be coming to a theater near you. The Mark Gordon Company announced Wednesday that it will produce and finance a...