Articles on ‘Movie Musicals’

West End to Broadway in the Reservoir: The Movie Musicals

Underground Opera. Image supplied.

West End to Broadway in the Reservoir: The Movie Musicals is well explained by its title. It’s a concert of musical theatre songs from well-known movies musicals and Underground Opera presents the show in the fabulous Springhill Reservoir. The show began well- with ‘Broadway Melody’ from the first movie musical, Broadway Melody, which was sung… Read more.

Geoffrey Rush set for The Drowsy Chaperone movie adaptation

Australian of the Year Geoffrey Rush poses for a portrait outside Parliament House Canberra 25th January 2012. Pic. National Australia Day Council

Oscar winning Australian stage and screen star Geoffrey Rush it has announced will reprise his role as Man in the Chair in a big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone. Rush originally played the role in the Melbourne Theatre Company’s hit production of the musical within a play and is the first… Read more.

More glimpses of the Les Mis movie

More glimpses of the Les Mis movie

Another trailer has been released ahead of the Les Miserables film hitting big screens across the world this Christmas. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham-Carter, the film is directed by Academy Award winning director Tom Hooper (The King's Speech) featuring the famo strength resistance training us score by Alain Boublil and… Read more.

Many are called but few are chosen

The anxious interest and enthusiasm I am feeling from just about every person I know about the forthcoming film version of Les Miserables the musical, (turned into a movie 27 years after it opened) is very exciting. Like everyone I am very impressed by the short trailer (made while the film was still in production) and also… Read more.

Who will lead the way for something wicked?

A question – what do the following people have in common: The creator of Glee, the director of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the creator of Alias and the director of Kate and Leopold? These four men are said to be the frontrunners to bring the musical WICKED to cinemas. The rights to… Read more.

Hollywood Sings Again

The official movie trailer for Rock Of Ages has been released, and I thought I’d post it here for you all to have a look.. Movie musicals may have changed somewhat from the old classics like Singing in The Rain, The Wizard of Oz, The Sound of Music and My Fair Lady, but boy am… Read more.

Jackman confirmed for Les Miserables

As reported by several weeks ago, Hugh Jackman will be starring in the new film version of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Miersables, based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. “I do have a desire to do a movie musical. Looks like that’s coming true because I’m gonna do Les… Read more.

Hugh Jackman set to star in Les Miserables understands that Australian film and musical theatre star Hugh Jackman is in discussions with producers for a role in the Universal Pictures musical adaptation Les Miserables. As reported last month, film director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech), will tackle the epic Boublil and Schönberg musical, based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It is rumoured that Jackman… Read more.