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Clint Eastwood Circling Adaptation of Musical 'Jersey Boys' to Direct

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April 1, 2013
Source: THR

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While the director has been trying to get a remake of A Star is Born off the ground, Clint Eastwood might still get his hands on a musical movie after all. Though Iron Man and Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau was looking to slow down on the action for an adaptation of the hit musical Jersey Boys at Columbia Pictures, producer Graham King moved the project to Warner Bros. once he got a first look deal with the studio. They put the project in turnaround and Favreau sadly fell to the wayside as it looked for a new home. Now it sounds like it might have life yet again as Eastwood is circling the project as a director.

Though the project had Fox's interest, THR says Eastwood's involvement has WB taking a second glance. For those just joining us, who may not be familiar with the musical, the story follows Frank Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi as they went from blue-collar wrong side of the track origins to pop sensations the Four Seasons, selling 175 million records worldwide before they were 30 years old. But it wasn't to last forever as the group eventually broke up. It sounds like this would be Eastwood's next project and he would then do A Star is Born if he can actually get a cast together. Stay tuned for updates.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/matt.peloquin.14 Matt Peloquin
    Sounds like a lame project that Eastwood only wants to work on so he can cross "direct a musical" off his bucket list.

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