Elton John is working on The Devil Wears Prada-musical
Elton John collaborates with writer Paul Rudnick to a musical version of the popular hollywood movie The Devil Wears Prada. This makes production company, Fox Stage Productions known.
The movie with Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, which was released in 2006, is based on the book by Lauren Weisberger. In the Broadway version takes care of Elton John’s music, and Paul Rudnick, the texts, reports Entertainment Weekly.
The story is about a young, ambitious journalist who works at a fashion magazine. They must survive in the glamorous but harsh world of fashion, while editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly becoming more and more of her demands.
Elton John thinks it’s “superopwindend” to the musical work. “I’m a big fan of the book and the movie, and a great aficionado of the fashion world. I can’t wait to get my musical teeth into this piece of popular culture.”
The British singer and composer, who also worked already in other major musicals, including The Lion King and Billy Elliot.