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Success of “Chicago” fuels another Broadway adaptation

Harvey Weinstein, who didn’t produce "Jaws," "Annie," or "Little Otik," is banking on the success that last year’s "Chicago" brought his company, Miramax, by going forward with another film version of a Bob Fosse stage musical. This time around it’s "Pippin" that will get the treatment, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Hey, anything to keep Baz Luhrmann from monopolizing the genre.--Pete Mesling

Posted by Mac on June 26, 2003 6:37 PM
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