‘Back To The Future’ director Robert Zemeckis is in early talks to bring the acclaimed film to Broadway, Slashfilm is reporting. The filmmaker is discussing the possibility with his co-writer, Bob Gale. The movie’s composer, Alan Silvestri, who also worked with the director on such films as ‘Forrest Gump’ and ‘Cast Away,’ will also work on the musical. Zemeckis’ film studio, ImageMovers, would be involved with the musical if it moves forward.

The stage musical would introduce the ‘Back To The Future’ film trilogy, which grossed nearly $1 billion worldwide, to new audiences. The time travel film starred Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd as Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett L. ‘Doc’ Brown, respectively.

Written by: Karen Benardello

Back to the Future

By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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