"Wicked" and "Spring Awakening": Headed to the Big Screen

Publicada Miércoles Abril 2, 2014 2:33 PM GMT

Two of Broadway's most successful musicals are reportedly headed for the big screen. According to multiple outlets, film versions of "Wicked" and "Spring Awakening" are in the works.

Stephen Schwartz, who composed "Wicked," told reporters things are "gearing up" for a film version of the hit, which is based on Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel surrounding the Wicked Witch of the West.

The stage version originally starred Broadway A-listers Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel.

As for "Spring Awakening," the coming of age story's original cast boasted big names including "Glee's" Lea Michele.

The stage show's composer Duncan Sheik told The San Diego Union-Tribune that they are hopeful a movie version would begin production this year.

 

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