• Hamilton Director Thomas Kail to Helm Fiddler on the Roof Adaptation

    1 month ago - By Coming Soon

    Hamilton Director Thomas Kail to Helm Fiddler on the Roof Adaptation
    Deadline is reporting that Hamilton and In the Heights director and Tony Award winner Thomas Kail will helm MGM's adaptation of the iconic stage musical Fiddler on the Roof that opened on Broadway in 1964 and won nine Tony Awards. Emmy nominee Steven Levenson will write the script. Kail will produce the movie adaptation along with Dan Jinks and Aaron Harnick.
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  • ‘Fiddler on the Roof' Remake Coming From ‘Hamilton' Director Thomas Kail

    ‘Fiddler on the Roof' Remake Coming From ‘Hamilton' Director Thomas Kail

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    So far, Thomas Kail has been best known as the award-winning director of the stage versions of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights and Hamilton. He also directed the film version of Hamilton that's coming to Disney+ in July , and now Kail has another musical film adaptation in the works: a new report says he'll produce and direct a Fiddler on the Roof remake for MGM. Get more details below.
    Deadline reports that Kail, who won Emmys for directing and producing Fox's Grease Live! back in 2016, will produce and direct this Fiddler on the Roof remake, which will be written by Steven Levenson (...
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  • ‘Fiddler on the Roof' Movie Adaptation in the Works at MGM From ‘Hamilton' Director Thomas Kail

    ‘Fiddler on the Roof' Movie Adaptation in the Works at MGM From ‘Hamilton' Director Thomas Kail

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    MGM is in the works on a feature film adaptation of the stage musical “Fiddler on the Roof” that will be directed by “Hamilton” director Thomas Kail, the studio announced Thursday.
    Kail will also produce with Dan Jinks and Aaron Harnick and will work from a script by Steven Levenson.
    The original stage musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” featuring music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Joseph Stein, originally opened on Broadway in 1964 and was directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins. It went on to win nine Tony Awards including Best Musical and played more than 3000...
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  • MGM Taps ‘Hamilton' Director Thomas Kail For Movie Adaptation Of Iconic ‘Fiddler On The Roof'

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: MGM will turn the iconic stage musical Fiddler On The Roof into a feature film adaptation that will be directed by the red hot director Thomas Kail, who'll produce with Dan Jinks and Aaron Harnick. Steven Levenson will write it, based on the musical that opened on Broadway in 1964 and won nine Tony...
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