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Breaking News: Stephen Daldry In Talks to Direct WICKED Film; Stephen
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… writing lyrics for a "Bollywood animated film" along with Slumdog Millionaire composer A.R. Rahman titled "The Monkeys of Mumbai". "It's 'Slumdog Millionaire' with monkeys," he joked. When asked about "Houdini", the musical which was originally set
Another Great Escape: Composer Stephen Schwartz Bows Out of Houdini MusicalBroadway.com

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TV Monday: Harry Houdini film opens on History – Lansing State Journal


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TV Monday: Harry Houdini film opens on History
Lansing State Journal
After a tough childhood — born in Budapest, impoverished after his dad lost his job as a small-town Wisconsin rabbi — Eric Weisz transformed himself. He became Harry Houdini, the world-famous magician and escape artist who also debunked frauds and …
'Houdini' is pure biopic cheese… and occasionally a campy delightEntertainment Weekly (blog)
History's 'Houdini': What the Critics Are SayingHollywood Reporter
History's Houdini can't escape from overpowering voice-overA.V. Club DC
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With Houdini on Hold, Stephen Schwartz Begins Work on Wicked Film – Playbill.com


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With Houdini on Hold, Stephen Schwartz Begins Work on Wicked Film
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Schwartz, who was interviewed at the opening night of the new Broadway musical If/Then, said that a timeline was still not in place for the film of his Broadway blockbuster, but that work was underway on the project. "We're starting to do some work on

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Hugh Jackman Offered Role of ‘Aldolpho’ in Film Adaptation of THE DROWSY … – Broadway World


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Hugh Jackman Offered Role of 'Aldolpho' in Film Adaptation of THE DROWSY
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In addition to doing workshops on his upcoming musical 'Houdini,' Jackman is also working on a movie version of "Barnum". "That has been on back burner for three years. All of a sudden the music came in and there's a lot of momentum," he joked, "It's

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Driftless Film Festival coming to Al. – Baraboo News Republic

Driftless Film Festival coming to Al.
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A haunting journey into the life of the world's most celebrated escape artist, the great Harry Houdini. The short film “Mysteries of The Driftless” will follow.This documentary is about a team of explorers and scientists kayaking down deeply cut

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