FOX is getting into the live musical game. Following the massive success of The Sound of Music
on NBC (and that network's plans for Peter Pan
in the future), FOX has ordered a live production of the classic musical Grease
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will be a three-hour event airing sometime in 2015 on FOX. Like NBC's The Sound of Music
, it will be a live televised event featuring a young ensemble cast to introduce the story of Rydell High to a new generation.Grease
began as a Broadway musical in 1971 and became a huge hit when the film version starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John premiered in 1978.
Since the show will air on FOX, it will be interesting to see if any Glee
actors show up. That would make sense, especially since the show already covered Grease
in the first half of season 4.
Who do you think should play Sandy, Danny and Rizzo in FOX's Grease Live
? And how do you think it will compare to NBC's The Sound of Music
or the upcoming Peter Pan
?(Image courtesy of FOX)