Paramount, Temple Hill Tackling New King and I Musical

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Paramount Pictures is whistling a happy tune as it prepares to set forth on new feature take on Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I. The studio has acquired the rights to the musical that hails from famed duo of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, creators of Broadway classics such as Sound of Music and Oklahoma! Temple Hill, the banner run by Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey and behind such recent movies as Happiest Season and Love, Simon, will produce the new version. Concord, who acquired the Rodgers & Hammerstein catalogue in 2017, will also serve in a producing capacity.

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