Yes, a ‘Clueless’ Musical Is Happening
We’re, like, totally buggin’ right now!
“I’ve written the, what they call the book and it’s a jukebox musical,” she tells Entertainment Tonight. (For those not in the know, a “jukebox musical” means that the production will use previously released popular songs as its main score.)
The filmmaker also says Kristin Hanggi of Rock of Ages fame will be taking on the director role while Dodger Theatricals, the company behind Broadway adaptations like Matilda the Musical and Footloose, is producing the stage show.
“Well casting — that’s like going to be like the main problem,” she says.
However, it might be a while before fans can purchase ticket. According to Heckerling, the work in developing a musical is taking her much longer than she had thought.
“Everything goes so slowly,” she tells Variety. “I thought movies took a long time.”