Los Angeles Times
Date: 2012-03-14
Author: David Ng

Article Mentions
Author, David Ng
Mentioned, Julian Fellowes
Mentioned, Stephen Sondheim
Mentioned, Joel Silver
Mentioned, Jonathan Lomma
Mentioned, Rose Lee
Mentioned, Arthur Laurents
Mentioned, Barbra Streisand
Mentioned, Writer Julian Fellowes
Mentioned, PEN
The on-again, off-again movie adaptation of "Gypsy," with Barbra Streisand in the lead, is officially on again. Universal announced Tuesday that the movie project is moving forward with "Downton Abbey" creator and writer Julian Fellowes coming on board to pen the screenplay. "Gypsy" will be produced by Streisand and Joel Silver, but a director has not been announced. Fellowes, who won an Oscar for his screenplay for "Gosford Park," will write the adaptation of the classic stage musical, which features songs by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim and a book by Arthur Laurents. Streisand, who turns 70 next month, will play Mama Rose, the overbearing stage mother grappling with raising two young daughters during the Depression. The musical is base...(read more)
... The on-again, off-again movie adaptation of "Gypsy," with Barbra Streisand in the lead, is officially on again. Universal announced Tuesday that the movie project is moving forward with "Downton Abbey" creator and writer Julian Fellowes ...
... coming on board to pen the screenplay. "Gypsy" will be produced by Streisand and Joel Silver, but a director has not been announced. Fellowes, who won an Oscar for his screenplay for "Gosford Park," will write the adaptation of the classic stage musi ...
... and a book by Arthur Laurents. Streisand, who turns 70 next month, will play Mama Rose, the overbearing stage mother grappling with raising two young daughters during the Depression. The musical is based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous ...


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