1 November 2012 3:37 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Warner Bros. is second-guessing its musical adaptation of Jersey Boys.  The Jon Favreau-helmed project had been on track at the studio for a January production start date and Christmas 2013 release, but Variety now reports that WB has put the project into turnaround.  The film is based on the smash hit musical and tells the story of The Four Seasons, chronicling the group’s rise in the 1960s with such hits as "Sherry," "Big Girls Don’t Cry" and "Walk Like a Man." It’s a whole lot of fun, and having seen the show I’d liken it to a musical version of a lighter Goodfellas. Hit the jump for more, including why Warner Bros. dropped the project and who Favreau is eyeing for the leads. Per Variety, Warner Bros. apparently wasn’t too high on the film given its limited international appeal (ie. it’s not a gigantic »

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