Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

Eastwood casts theatre Jersey Boys?

Clint Eastwood is reportedly hoping to cast his Jersey Boys film with stage stars

Clint Eastwood is reportedly looking to cast Jersey Boys stars from around the world in his film adaptation.

According to Deadline he is directing the film version of the hit musical show but wants theatre stars to take the lead parts rather than big Hollywood names.

He is rumoured to be considering actors who are already in the show in musicals around the world.

The show about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons opened on Broadway in 2005 and won four Tony awards and a Grammy, plus an Olivier award after opening in the West End in 2008.

Frankie Valli and Four Seasons star Bob Gaudio will be executive producing the film.

It is due to start shooting this summer.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Virgo:

A home improvement project will appeal to your love of problem solving. You'll enjoy finding good materials at a decent price. If you're not sure how to tackle a job, check out an illustrated manual or online guide that will make a seemingly complicated task very easy. Organising a family get together could be in the cards. Start looking for a facility where you can gather together without lots of trouble. This venue doesn't have to be luxurious, just well located.More