From the Official Blog of GK Films: In a groundbreaking deal for a Broadway show, Graham Kingâ€™s GK Films has acquired feature film rights to the smash hit musical stage play â€œJersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.â€ King and Tim Headington will produce the film to be written by stage play scribes Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio will executive produce the film.
â€œJersey Boys is one of the most electrifying stage shows any of us has ever seen and it has all the ingredients to become a big commercial hit movie,â€ commented King. â€œSo to now be collaborating with the whole team â€“ Frankie, Bob, Marshall and Rick â€“ to bring that magic to the big screen is just a wonderful dream come true,â€ he continued.
â€œWe are extremely excited about the passion and commitment expressed by GK Films to take Jersey Boys to another level . Graham King has been a believer from day one. We are in good hands,â€ said Valli and Gaudio.
GK Filmsâ€™ Julie Roach negotiated with Ken Ziffren and David Lande of Ziffren, Brittenham, ICMâ€™s Jeff Berg and The Four Seasonâ€™s Peter Bennett to acquire the film rights.
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