ENTERTAINMENT
01/11/2012 11:18 am ET

'Jersey Boys' Movie: Broadway Show Film Version Being Written By John Logan

Bye bye Broadway: the blue-collar boys are headed the movies.

The Broadway classic "Jersey Boys," which tells the rags-to-riches story of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons' Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Nick Massi's rise to fame, is headed to the big screen. According to comingsoon.net, "Hugo" writer John Logan has agreed to pen the script. Graham King and Tom Headington will produce, with Valli and Gaudio executive produing.

"Frankie, Bob, Marshall, Rick, Amy, Tim and I are very excited about making this award-winning musical. As a group, we collectively decided to go to John to adapt this incredible story," King said in a statement.

With the amount of successful film adaptations of Broadway shows in recent months, this move doesn't come as much of a surprise. Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" nabbed a Golden Globe nomination for Best Picture, Drama, and the upcoming "Rock Of Ages" has the star-studded cast of Tom Cruise, Bryan Cranston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Alec Baldwin behind it.

And, of course, "Book Of Mormon" won't stay on Broadway forever; Trey Parker and Matt Stone have said they will definitely be turning it into a film, according to EW.

For more, click over to comingsoon.net.

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