This week’s movie musical news: ‘Annie’ casting, ‘Miss Saigon’ adaptation and more…

Actor Bobby Cannavale (Lovelace, Blue Jasmine) joins the cast of the new film version of the musical Annie, playing a political advisor for Foxx´s character, who is running for mayor of New York (BWW). On the other hand, Rose Byrne, Cannavale’s real life sweetheart, also confirmed her involvement with the film, in which she’ll play the […]

This week’s movie musical news: ‘Into the woods’, ‘Jersey boys’ and more

According to Collider, an original musical film might be headed our way penned by Bret McKenzie, writer of TV film Flight of the Conchords: a Texan Odyssey and the short-film Bret and Jemaine’s Announcement. The actor, singer and even composer, is planning on creating a fairy tale musical comedy alongside James Bobin (The Muppets, Muppets […]

More casting news

First, we have exciting news from the stage-to-screen adaptation of Jersey Boys. According to Deadline, actor Christopher Walken will be amongst the few Hollywood stars to participate in Clint Eastwood’s feature film. Walken will play Angelo Gyp DeCarlo, a role played on stage by Mark Lotito and Stuart Milligan.