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Tatum, Levitt Team For Musical Comedy

6 February 2016 8:35 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are re-teaming up for a currently untitled R-rated musical comedy at Universal Pictures from "Wicked" producer Marc Platt.

Both actors are attached to star in the film which Gordon-Levitt came up with the idea for and enlisted Michael Bacall to pen the script. Bacall previously worked with Gordon-Levitt on "Manic" and Tatum on the "21 Jump Street" films, whilst the two actors previously worked together on "Havoc" and "Stop-Loss".

All that's known about the story is that it features two pilots on a misadventure. Platt, Tatum, Gordon-Levitt, Adam Siegel, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan will produce.

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Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Team for R Rated Musical

5 February 2016 3:49 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Universal Pictures has picked up an untitled musical comedy which has Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt attached to star. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the project is described as an R-rated comedy centering on two pilots experiencing a misadventure. Universal picked up the project through a competitive bidding situation, but it isn't clear what other studios were vying for this Untitled Musical Comedy project.

Marc Platt, who produced the hit musical Wicked, is producing alongside Adam Siegel through their Marc Platt Productions company. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is producing through his hitRECord Films company, alongside Channing Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan's company Free Association. Kirstin Lowe, Universal's senior vice-president of production, will oversee the project for the studio.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt hatched the idea for this sequel with screenwriter Michael Bacall, who has previously worked with both stars. Michael Bacall co-wrote and starred in 2003's Manic alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and the »

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Your Boyfriends Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum Are Making a Movie-Musical About Pilots Who Sing and Dance

5 February 2016 1:20 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Channing Tatum has caught dancing fever ... and he's infected Joseph Gordon-Levitt! THR reports that the pair have signed on to star in an untitled musical project written by 21 Jump Street's Michael Bacall. Little is known about the project, but it's reportedly "an R-rated musical comedy featuring two pilots on a misadventure." Yes, that's right — Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, dancing, in pilot's uniforms. Sploosh. »

- Nate Jones

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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Starring in Musical Comedy for Universal

5 February 2016 1:08 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star in an untitled musical comedy for Universal.

The studio outbid rivals in acquiring an untitled pitch for the project, based on an original idea from Michael Bacall and  Gordon-Levitt. Bacall will write the screenplay.

Marc Platt and Adam Siegel will produce for Marc Platt Productions alongside Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan for their Free Association company and Gordon-Levitt for hitRECord Films.

Bacall wrote the screenplays for the “21 Jump Street” movies, which starred Tatum and Jonah Hill. Gordon-Levitt starred in Bacall’s first film, “Manic.”

Tatum most recently starred in Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” and in Universal-Working Title’s “Hail, Caesar!” He is in pre-production on Fox’s “Gambit.”

Gordon-Levitt most recently starred in “The Night Before” and will be seen in May in Open Road’s “Snowden,” directed by Oliver Stone. He’s developing “Fraggle Rock” at New Regency and “In Sight” at Universal, »

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Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Star in R-Rated Musical Comedy

5 February 2016 1:04 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We know Joseph Gordon-Levitt can sing, we know that Channing Tatum can dance and now we know they're taking their talents to the silver screen in a brand new musical comedy. Pinch us because we must be dreaming!  Fresh off the heels of his highly anticipated tap dancing in Hail, Caesar!, the Magic Mike star has been confirmed to join forces with his longtime Hollywood pal in a new untitled Universal film, as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.  The actors will also have producing credits alongside Wicked Broadway producer Marc Platt as well as Adam Siegel. As for the film's future title and plot line, Michael Bacall is slated to craft the R-rated »

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Channing Tatum & Joseph Gordon-Levitt Comedy Musical Pitch Set Up At Universal

5 February 2016 12:04 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled comedy musical pitch based on an original idea from 21 Jump Street scribe Michael Bacall and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum are attached to star, and Bacall will write the screenplay. The plot is under wraps. This is for Marc Platt Productions which is coming off producing Fox’s musical Grease Live. Its Marc Platt and Adam Siegel are producing with Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan of Free Association… »

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Universal’s Untitled Musical Comedy Finds Its Leads In Channing Tatum And Joseph Gordon-Levitt

5 February 2016 11:23 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Following a heated bidding war, Universal has snatched up rights for a new, as-yet-untitled musical comedy, with The Hollywood Reporter learning that the studio has already cast two prominent stars in Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Hail, Caesar! star Channing Tatum.

Reports indicate that the concept for the new project first came to light under Gordon-Levitt, who will produce via his hitRECord Films banner. Other talent involved at this early stage include producers Marc Platt and Adam Siegel, along with Channing Tatum himself, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan on behalf of Free Association. Details are scarce as to which direction Universal is steering the untitled project, and whether it’s being eyed as a potential franchise in the vein of the studio’s lucrative Pitch Perfect.

Aside from showcasing their musical (read: miming) talents on Spike’s popular Lip Sync Battle, Gordon-Levitt and Tatum first starred opposite one another in Iraq war drama Stop-Loss in 2008. Since then, »

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Channing Tatum & Joseph Gordon-Levitt Teaming Up For An R-Rated Musical Comedy

5 February 2016 11:18 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

"Hail, Caesar!" opens in theaters today, and I'd venture that by Monday morning, everyone will be talking about Channing Tatum's big musical number. You've gotten a tease of it with the official clip released below, but that's just a slice of the utterly fantastic, unabashedly joyous song-and-dance sequence that arguably steals the entire movie. It's fantastic stuff, and is why this bit of news is particularly exciting. Read More: Coen Brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' Starring Josh Brolin, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, And More THR reports that Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are teaming up for a musical comedy. Jgl hatched the idea for the movie. While no plot details are being released, it will reportedly center on two pilots, and Universal will back the R-rated movie penned by Michael Bacall ("21 Jump Street"). So, to recap: an R-rated musical comedy starring Tatum and Gordon-Levitt. Damn. Tatum and Jgl have a decent back catalogue together ("Stop-Loss, »

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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Star in Musical Comedy for Universal

5 February 2016 10:52 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will costar in a new musical comedy for Universal, TheWrap has learned. Marc Platt, who produced the Broadway musical “Wicked” as well as last Sunday’s “Grease: Live” on Fox, will produce alongside Adam Siegel for Marc Platt Productions. Tatum and his partners Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan are also producing for their Free Association company, and Gordon-Levitt is producing with hitRECord Films. Details of the project have not been disclosed. Gordon-Levitt came up with the original idea along with Michael Bacall, who will also write the screenplay. Bacall also wrote the screenplays for the »

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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Team for Musical Comedy (Exclusive)

4 February 2016 4:17 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are teaming up for a musical comedy. In a competitive situation, Universal has come out on top to pick up an untitled original project with the two musically inclined thespians attached to star. Marc Platt, who also produced the musical Wicked, and Adam Siegel will produce for Marc Platt Productions as will Tatum and his partners Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan for their Free Association company. Gordon-Levitt will also produce with his shingle, hitRECord Films. Gordon-Levitt hatched the idea with Michael Bacall, who will now write the script. The pair first worked

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