Grease’ prequel ‘Summer Loving’ in development at Paramount: report

Deadline has confirmed that character film writer John August is writing a prequel to Paramount’s 1978 musical “Grease.”

The pic can take it’s jumping off purpose from the song “Summer Nights” and specialize in the fling that John Travolta and Olivia Newton John’s highschool characters Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson had before reconnecting within the pic that everybody is aware of. Zuko’s memory of the fling is a lot of raunchy, whereas Olsson remembers associate degree encounter that was a lot of innocent.
Grease had created about to $400M at the world box workplace for the Melrose ton when many remakes, and annual sing-along re-releases. Back in 2016, Fox ventilated a live version of “Grease” star Julianne Hough and genus Vanessa Hudgens that won 5 Emmys.

The original 1978 “Grease” audio recording has sold over 38M copies worldwide. There was a sequel to the film in 1982 star Michelle Pfeiffer and it tanked at the time creating simply over $15M at the domestic box workplace.

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