Big girls don't cry, but they might get a little misty at this bit of news: According to Variety, Warner Bros. has put the film adaptation of "Jersey Boys" into a turnaround. That means director Jon Favreau and producer Graham King ("The Departed") can shop the project to another studio; if none is interested, however, "Jersey Boys" may not go forward.

Based on the popular jukebox musical, "Jersey Boys" tells the story of The Four Seasons, the 1960s quartet led by Frankie Valli. The band was famous for hit songs like "Sherry," "Walk Like a Man," "Dawn (Go Away)," "Who Loves You," "December 1963 (Oh What A Night)" and "Big Girls Don't Cry."

While no one was cast as yet, Variety reports that Favreau had reached out to actors like John Magaro and Dominic Cooper for leading roles. (Interestingly, Magaro stars in David Chase's "Not Fade Away," a film about an up and coming New Jersey rock band in the late 1960s.)

Finding a studio for "Jersey Boys" could be difficult: Before Warner Bros. attached itself in September, the project had been set up at Sony. Favreau has a relationship with Disney (he's making "Magic Kingdom" for the studio), however, and he previously worked with Paramount on the "Iron Man" films, so those are two potential destinations for "Jersey Boys." (It should be noted, though, that neither of those studios are involved at the moment.)

For more on "Jersey Boys," including who else was eyed for a leading role, head over to Variety.

[via Variety]

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  • The Four Seasons - December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) [with lyrics]

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons' 1975 hit "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" with lyrics below. Enjoy and please leave your comments! LYRICS: Oh, what a night Late December back in sixty-three What a very special time for me As I remember what a night. Oh, what a night You know I didn't even know her name But I was never gonna be the same What a lady, what a night. Oh I, I got a funny feelin' when she walked in the room Yeah my, as I recall it ended much too soon. Oh, what a night Hypnotizin', mesmerizing me She was ev'rything I dreamed she'd be Sweet surrender, what a night. I felt a rush like a rollin' ball of thunder Spinnin' my head around 'n' takin' my body under Oh what a night. Oh I, I got a funny feelin' when she walked in the room Yeah my, as I recall it ended much too soon. Oh what a night, why'd it take so long to see the light Seemed so wrong, but now it seems so right What a lady, what a night. Oh, I felt a rush like a rollin' ball of thunder Spinnin' my head around 'n' takin' my body under Oh what a night (do do do do do, do do do do do) Oh what a night (do do do do do, do do do do do) Oh what a night (do do do do do, do do do do do) Oh what a night (do do do do do, do do do do do PROPERTY OF WARNER MUSIC GROUP. I DO NOT OWN THIS SONG OR INTEND TO INFRINGE THE COPYRIGHT.

  • Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons- Walk Like A Man

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  • Who Loves You- Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

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  • Frankie Valli and The four seasons- Oh What a night (lyrics)

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  • Sherry - Frankie Valli & Four Seasons - Oldies Refreshed

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  • Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - Ronnie+LYRICS

    I'll go on living and keep on forgiving because You were my first love So very warm and tender the way you loved me Hey girl can't you remember and want more of me Ronnie Ronnie Ronnie how can you go Ronnie Ronnie Ronnie I am regretting but can't stop forgetting because You were my first love You said now you don't need me because I cheated Why didn't you believe me when I repeated Ronnie Ronnie Ronnie I'll never know Ronnie Ronnie Ronnie I'll go on living and keep on forgiving because You were my first love I walk alone I cry at home Night after night (Night after night) Day after day I never cheated I still repeated Ronnie Ronnie Ronnie I'll never know Ronnie Ronnie Ronnie I'll go on living and keep on forgiving because You were my first love I'll go on living and keep on forgiving because You were my first love [Repeat to fade:] I'll go on living and keep on forgiving because You were my first love'

  • Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons - Rag Doll

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