Britney Spears Lands Movie Deal For "Once Upon A One More Time" Musical Amid Mental Health Treatment

Maanyata Thu |Apr 25, 2019

Britney Spears' Broadway-bound musical, "Once Upon A One More Time", will be heading to the big screen, US Weekly reports.

Britney Spears has recently been going through a hard time, but there is one bright spot on the horizon for the Grammy winner as news broke on Tuesday that her feminist fairy tale musical Once Upon A One More Time will be heading to big screen even before it hits Broadway.

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According to Us Weekly, Sony Pictures has won the film rights to the Britney Spears jukebox musical. The source said John DavisDavis Entertainment would be responsible for producing the movie along with the pop star and her long-term manager, Larry Rudolph.

Earlier, Broadway producer James L.Nederlander announced on 12th March that he is working on a brand-new musical comedy titled Once Upon a One More Time, featuring famous songs from pop icon Britney Spears including Oops!… I Did It Again, Toxic, Circus, and Lucky.

He also revealed that the show wouldn’t take inspiration from Britney Spears’ life like many other jukebox musicals. Instead, it will use her back catalog to populate a story based around a book club made up of classic fairytale princesses namely Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, Snow White, and Cinderella.

Britney Spears Lands Movie Deal To Once Upon A One More Time
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Talking about the musical, The Princess of Pop could not suppress her excitement.

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Britney Spears also reportedly attended the first readings of the musical in May 2018.

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, an insider told Us Weekly at that time, stating that she “responded really well” to the preview.

The makers have not revealed the cast for both movie and musical versions of Once Upon A One More Time yet.

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Britney Spears and Sam Asghari leave The Montage in Beverly Hills on April 21, 2019 (Source: Clint Brewer)

The news about Britney’s film deal comes about a month after the 37-year-old singer checked into one mental health facility. Britney was seen in public for the first time in months on 21st April when she took a break from her treatment program to spend Easter with her boyfriend, Sam Asghari.


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