'Jersey Boys' heading to the big screen

GK Films, the new production company from producer Graham King (The Departed, The Town), has nabbed the feature film rights to the Tony award winning mega-hit musical Jersey Boys, according to Deadline New York. About the seemingly overnight success of the Four Seasons (i.e. Frankie Vallie, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Nick Massi) in the 1960s, the film will include the group’s hit songs, like “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” and “Oh What a Night.” The screenplay will be written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, who wrote the book of the show. Vallie and Gaudio will exec. produce.

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  • Meg

    That’s exciting. My favorite Broadway musical in a movie?! They better do a good job.

    • Stormy

      Just, please, no Zac Ephron, or anyone from Glee in the cast.

  • Fidz

    I’m really surprised this wasn’t developed earlier… it seems like a pretty easy musical to adapt to the big screen.

  • phredd!

    I am SOOOOOOO relieved!!! At first glance I thought that read “Jersey SHORE” and I was about to have a screaming fit!! Whew!

    • Joe

      Lol same here. Almost had a heart attack.

  • Jo-Ann K

    Where are your spell checkers??? It’s Valli NOT Vallie!!!

    • laraine rizzo

      i am so excited, i seen the broadway show in chicago 22 times, i hope some of the actors will be on big screen, they were just great, so excited, keep me posted.

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