La La Land is being adapted into a Broadway musical

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone at a La La Land screening
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"City of Stars" is coming to the city that never sleeps.

A Broadway musical based on the Oscar-winning film La La Land is in the works, Lionsgate has announced. Tony-winner Bartlett Sher, whose previous work includes South Pacific, will direct, while the book will be written by Matthew Decker and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar. It will also feature music by Justin Hurwitz, composer of the film, and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who wrote the movie's songs.

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