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 […]

First song from Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Exciting news from the D23 convention! Idina Menzel, who plays Elsa, the Snow Queen, in Disney’s upcoming animated musical Frozen, was invited on stage by John Lasseter to perform a snippet of the song Let it go, from composer Robert Lopez (Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon) and wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Winnie the Pooh).

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 […]