Not content with getting us all in a flutter with Top Gun 2 news, our favourite scientologst (and seriously, that’s top of a big list) has set the film world a-flame once again with rumours that he’ll be appearing in musical Rock Of Ages. Singing? Dancing? Presumably platform disco shoes? We’re pretty much in.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a magical car with more sass than KITT and more aplomb than Herbie – it’s the best magical car by far. This heartwarmingly anarchic musical is now available to buy as a Blu-Ray DVD combo set – ideal to bring colour and vitality to a wet Sunday afternoon.
“The hills are alive with the sound of music”. Oh yes they are. But, the cast of The Sound of Music, whilst still living, have not been making sweet, sweet music together since the filming of the film in 1965. Hold onto your lederhosen and warm up your vocal chords as the Von-Trapp family singers are set to perform for the first time in 45 years.
If you haven’t got a series of ten hour bus journeys around India in which you need to entertain yourself with some light reading material, then help is on the way! Paradise Lost, the twelve book poem is being turned into a film. So once you’ve dallied around the Taj Mahal, come and be enlightened.
Does the idea of an a cappella “Don’t Stop Believing” turn your stomach, or fill it with butterflies? Your answer to this digestive conundrum will probably reveal your attitude to Glee; the US’s latest TV phenomenon. Like it or loathe it, there’s no denying that Glee – a musical sitcom set in a US high school – has whipped up a storm over the last few months with its catchy tunes, day-glo characters and ridiculously addictive plot-lines. Can you help but sing along?
It’s been revealed today that Tom Hanks and his Playtone production company is currently looking to lock down the film rights to the Green Day musical, which doesn’t even hit the stage until in New York until April 20th. What’s that, you didn’t know there was a Green Day musical? Yeah. Neither did we.
We have to admit, when we first caught a glimpse of Jake Gyllenhaal moody and mysterious face in Donnie Darko, the question that really struck our soul was, “This sulking in corners thing is great and everything, but can this boy dance?” It could be that finally, those querying demons will finally be answered!