Saturday, January 29, 2011

Steven Spielberg imagines a new "Glee"

Glee success was not lost on Steven Spielberg. While the series a hit in the United States since his arrival on FOX in 2009 and she walked off the set at the Golden Globes (learn more), the American director has decided to produce his own music series for NBC . Deadline is the specialized site that reveals the information.

Entitled Smash series, which NBC has ordered a pilot episode, tells the story of a troupe of young actors desperate to mount a Broadway musical. To this project he imagined himself, Steven Spielberg was in good company. At his side, there are indeed Theresa Rebeck (New York: Criminal Division, Dream On), who will be responsible for writing the pilot, while Michael Mayer (A Home at the end of the world, Flicka) occupy him, the Headquarters director.

Regarding music, what are the composers of Hairspray, Marc Shairman and Scott Wittman, who will write the songs specifically for the series. Finally, Steven Spielberg will share his duties as producer with Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, behind the film adaptations of Chicago and Hairspray.

Smash is far from the only series to want to walk on the beds of Glee. Other U.S. chains develop into effect music series, starting with ABC, which has no fewer than three sets of this type starts. On their side, CW and Disney Channel also planchent on projects combining music and traditional narrative.

Glee has not finished making the little ones.

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