What movie doesn't benefit from some jazz hands? The producers behind the recent Broadway success Xanadu are developing a musical version of the 1995 Nicole Kidman vehicle To Die For. Because a story about a woman who commits statutory rape against a high school student and then convinces him to kill her husband is just screaming for a pit orchestra. Wait. No it's not. Next up: Saw 2 with music and lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber! [Variety]
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Actually, dark comedies make better musicals than saccharine rom-coms (ahem, Legally Blonde). I could see this being pretty good.