Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Wouldn't It Be Nice? Model Cara Delevingne Eyes Beach Boys Musical
British model and actress Cara Delevingne is eyeing the female lead in the upcoming Beach Boys movie musical All Summer Long. Before you think this project may not have “Good Vibrations” about it, you should know that it comes courtesy of Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, the team behind movie musicals such as Hairspray and Chicago, as well as TV’s Smash, The Sound of Music Live! and the upcoming Peter Pan Live! So basically the duo has produced the entire contents of our DVRs. According to The Wrap, Michael Sucsy will direct a script penned by Susannah Grant. This is definitely a film we'll get around to seeing!
See Nathan Lane Talk to Andrea Martin About Her Lady Parts
Two Tony-winning luminaries talking the business of show? Irresistible. Andrea Martin will sit down with her good friend Nathan Lane to chat about her new memoir, Andrea Martin’s Lady Parts, on September 14 at 92Y in the Big Apple. Catch the pair there and of course back on Broadway—Martin is returning to Pippin and Lane is headlining It’s Only a Play with Matthew Broderick.
Miss Saigon to Celebrate Turning 25 With Gala & Live Album
The heat is on in Saigon, or it will be in London on September 22! To celebrate 25 years since the original premiere of Boublil & Schönberg’s Miss Saigon, there will be a special gala performance of the West End revival, with members of the original company joining the cast of the new production onstage at the Prince Edward Theatre in a special finale. Unable to beg, borrow or steal a ticket? Never fear, the evening will be recorded for BBC Radio 2 and broadcast on September 28.
Fox's New Sitcom is a Glee and Modern Family Mash-Up
This sounds like a Glee and Modern Family mash-up. Fox, the network that will soon bid farewell to Glee, is producing a new musical family sitcom pilot, The Sound of the Sumners. Deadline reports that the show will explore a modern family and feature original music and songs.