The musicians have made a sweet comeback in recent years, and it seems that Disney now wants to add to the harmony, with the studio reportedly in an early stage of development on a film allegedly inspired by music icon Lionel Richie’s biggest hits. Currently entitled All Night Long after one of Richie’s most beloved tunes, the new project will use some of Richie’s treasured back catalogs in this live-action film musical.
Richie and his manager Bruce Eskowitz are reported to be producing duty for the project along with Cavalry Media executives Dana Brunetti and Matt Dale Piano. Script for All night long Currently being worked on by screenwriter Peter Chirelli, insiders have also surfaced. Writer Peter Chirelli’s previous credits include the romantic comedy led by Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock ProposalAction thriller Eagle Eye Magical comedy sequel, starring Shia LaBeouf Now you see me 2, And the blockbuster comedy-drama Crazy rich asian Back in 2018.
Currently, representatives from both Disney and Lionel Richie have no immediate comment on the matter, but the project is sure to excite music icon Richie’s fans and fans of the music genre.
Specific details surrounding the plot of the film remain tightly under wraps, thoughts behind All night long Called in the vein Mama Mia!A production that used Swedish pop supergroup Abba’s hit songs to tell Sophie’s story as she attempts to reunite her mother with her birth father. Mama Mia! 2008 saw a very successful run on Broadway before appearing in the hit film starring Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Stellan Skarsgård and Julie Walters.
Lionel Richie is currently serving as a judge on Disney ABC’s reality show American Idol, And reportedly sold the pitch All night long Back in january While the movie is said to be more in the jukebox musical vibe rather than the Richie biopic, recent musical films have discussed big returns and awards at the box office.
There have been many biopics of music legends over the years, with actor Rami Malek receiving the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2018 for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury. Bohemian Rhapsody. The film grossed over $ 900 million worldwide and was well received by audiences despite a slightly lukewarm reception from critics.
This was followed by Elton John’s biopic a year later. rocket Man, Starring Kingsman: The Secret Service Terron Egerton as a British composer. Different Bohemian Rhapsody, Which was more of a linear biopic, rocket Man The story weaves some of Elton John’s favorite hits, giving it more traditional musical music. rocket Man Grossed nearly $ 200 million worldwide and named the star Terron Egerton the Golden Globe. Other recent jukebox titles include Jersey boys, rock of Ages, And Julie Temer’s Indie Darling across the Universe, Which was based on the music of the Beatles.
Richie is one of the most famous music icons, and is currently selling more than 100 million records worldwide, along with four Grammy Awards. He is nominated for a three-time Academy Award for Best Original Song, winning one in 1986 for singing “Saw You Me” from the play. White nights. This news comes to us courtesy of Variety.
Topics: All Night Long, Disney