Tag Archives: Musical

HOW THE TEENS FROM 13: THE MUSICAL GOT THEIR NETFLIX ROLES

It’s the Broadway musical that launched Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Gillies, and Graham Phillips’ careers. They were all teenagers at the time they starred in 13: The Musical in 2008. A new generation of young performers is tackling their roles in a new Netflix movie musical adaptation, which will be available beginning August 12. The coming-of-age…

‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’ to be made into musical, in talks for second season

Good news, whale nation! South Korean legal drama series Extraordinary Attorney Woo will be adapted into a musical, EMK Musical announced on Wednesday, August 17.    According to a report by The Korea Times, production EMK Musical signed an agreement with AIMC, to create a musical theater based on the ongoing series. AIMC is a…

Luck: An Honest Review

The sarcastically titled “Luck” marks the unlucky return of John Lasseter, the former Pixar Animation head who was fired from the business he co-founded in 2017 due to claims of unethical workplace behavior. He’s now back at Skydance Animation as the head of animation and a producer on “Luck,” which is available on Apple TV+….

Disney Announces Princess and The Pea Musical: Penelope

Disney has announced a new musical comedy in the works based on the classic Danish fairy tale The Princess and The Pea by Hans Christian Andersen according to Deadline. The script will be written by Robert Sudduth, notable for his works such as the NBC hit Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. Sudduth is also working on Grease: The…

“Annete”—Baby Puppet Rises to Fame (Spoilers ahead)

KRIS DEWITTE/AMAZON STUDIOS French director Leos Carax was awarded the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival for “Annette”, his first English-language debut and film since “Holy Motors” (2012). “Annette” is an ambitious, doomed-romance musical starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard. Although Hollywood may have come up with a number of musical pieces with…

Naruto, MHA, and Sailor Moon Stage Plays Come to Global

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It looks like Japan is releasing anime plays around the world, specifically Naruto, My Hero Academia, and Sailor Moon. In December, the plays will be distributed on the Japanese streaming service GLOBE CODING. As for Naruto and Sailor Moon, they will have some brand new versions. In total, there will be five plays. The musicals…

tick, tick… BOOM!: Lin Manuel-Miranda’s Tribute to Playwright Jonathan Larson

Lin-Manuel Miranda is at it again as director since the success of musicals Hamilton and In The Heights. His latest work is the new drama musical, “tick, tick… BOOM!” releasing to theaters and Netflix this month. The film will release at different dates between the two, however, dropping into theaters on November 12th and Netflix…

“The Bodyguard” Featuring Whitney Houston Gets a Remake

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The Bodyguard featuring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner is getting a 21st century remake. The 1992 action picture starred Whitney Houston as a Pop diva who has a push and pull relationship with her bodyguard. Inevitably, she falls in love with the man sent to guard her. Her bodyguard, played by Kevin Costner, was sent…

‘Wicked’: From the Broadway Stage to the Big Screen

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The transition from Broadway to the Hollywood sets have been slowly but surely working its way into the hearts of musical fans. From major Broadway plays such as In The Heights, Rent, and Evan Hansen, Broadway is making it big in theaters across the country.    Now, a long loved Broadway favorite is making its…

Cinderella 2021: Amazon’s release date, cast, teaser, and info

In this new musical starring Camila Cabello, the story about Cinderella receives live-action treatment again. Many, changes have been made of Cinderella’s classical fairy story – two of them from Disney alone – but Amazon now has a strong current storyline. Cinderella does not want to be locked in her stepmother’s basement or live a…

‘Rak of Aegis’ is streaming very soon! Got your tickets yet ?

A hit Filipino jukebox musical, featuring songs by OPM bans, Aegis, is streaming very, very soon! Expect hits like “Basang-basa sa Ulan” and “Halik”. Also expect a lot of good, heartwarming, and laugh-out-loud Filipino humor.  After the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) presented an initiative together with Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang–Aawit (OPM), the Philpop Musicfest Foundation (Philpop),…

‘Matilda’ Musical Film is Coming to Netflix in 2022

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The stage musical adaptation of ‘Matilda’, best-selling children’s book of Roald Dhal, is coming to Netflix in December 2022. Irish actress Alisha Weir stars as Matilda. Emma Thompson has signed on as Miss Trunchbull. Thompson is, of course, well-known for eccentric and character-driven roles in Cruella, Nanny McPhee, and Harry Potter. Lashana Lynch, Captain Marvel, and No Time to Die will portray Matilda’s teacher, Miss Honey. The movie Matilda was…