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'Memphis' reportedly to be turned into a movie musical
'Memphis' reportedly to be turned into a movie musical

The recent movie musicals "Nine" and "Rock of Ages" both tanked at the box office, but that apparently isn't stopping producers from investing in an effort to adapt the Tony-winning "Memphis" for the big screen. "Memphis" will be turned into a movie produced by Belle Pictures, the Mark Gordon Co. and Alcon Entertainment, according to various published reports on Sunday. Joe DiPietro, who co-wrote the musical, reportedly will write the screen adaptation.  The musical features a score by Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan. The show opened on Broadway in 2009 and won the Tony Award for best new musical. That followed a pre-Broadway run...

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