New Republic Pictures Sets Feature Musical ‘A Lot Like Christmas’ With Michael Sucsy And Elliott Wheeler

  • Deadline
New Republic Pictures Sets Feature Musical ‘A Lot Like Christmas’ With Michael Sucsy And Elliott Wheeler
Exclusive: Grey Gardens and The Vow filmmaker Michael Sucsy is teaming with The Get Down composer Elliott Wheeler on the New York City holiday musical A Lot Like Christmas which New Republic Pictures will make.

In A Lot Like Christmas, the adult, estranged children of Egot-winner Riva DeLange — a woman synonymous with Christmas — hate the holidays because of their mother. Riva revives her once-famous Christmas special in an attempt to reconnect with them. Sucsy and Wheeler co-wrote the screenplay and the music and lyrics. Sucsy will direct

New Republic Pictures’ Brian Oliver and Brad Fischer and Sucsy’s HungryDuck Productions will produce. New Republic co-financed and produced the Oscar and Golden Globe winning Paramount feature musical Rocketman.

“The film is a musical love letter to New York and the magic of Christmas in the city — the visuals and the music are all inspired by how it feels and sounds that time of year in NYC,
See full article at Deadline »

Similar News


Recently Viewed