new film to be made from classic prince tracks

December 4, 2018
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For better or worse, a musical based on the tunes of our beloved Prince is going to a theatre near you very soon. According to Variety, Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to a select number of classic Prince songs and is currently developing an original script, said to be in the style of… Mamma Mia, complete with a fictional narrative based on the artist’s music. Apparently, the Prince estate has been in talks with a number of studios about a potential film like this.

Entertainment advisor of Prince’s estate, Atom Factory’s Troy Carter, will executive produce alongside Jody Gerson, Chairman, and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group, the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince’s catalog.

If a musical isn’t up your alley, Ava DuVernay is working on a Prince documentary that is sure to blow the socks off even the most hardcore Prince fans.