'Rocky' Musical: Broadway-Bound In 2013

06/02/2011 01:53 pm ET | Updated Aug 02, 2011
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According to a report in the New York Times, Rocky is on its way to becoming a freaking musical -- with a hoped-for 2013 Broadway opening.

EW has confirmed that Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) is writing the book for Rocky, with the Tony-winning team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty writing the music. The plan is currently for a 2012 debut in Germany -- the lead producer is Amsterdam-based European company Stage Entertainment -- with hopes to bring Rocky: The Musical to Broadway in 2013.

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