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A Film Remake of Little Shop of Horrors Is in the Works

By   Posted 12.11.2016  

Look out, look out, look out, look out! A new Little Shop of Horrors is aiming to take over the big screen. According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a remake of the 1986 movie based on Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s musical. Greg Berlanti (executive producer of such shows as Supergirl and The Flash) is set to direct, and Matthew Robinson is on board to pen the screenplay.

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Rick Moranis and Ellen Greene in Little Shop of Horrors (photo cred: Warner Brothers)

The cult classic premiered off-Broadway in 1982, with the film adaptation following four years later. It had its first Broadway run in 2003 and most recently played New York City Center’s Encores! Off-Center series with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ellen Greene, reprising her role from the original run and movie.

Click here for the full original article published on Broadway.com by Ryan McPhee on December 7, 2016.