Susan Sarandon Talks New ‘Thelma & Louise’ Musical

Oscar winner Susan Sarandon is prepared for the stage musical adaptation of “Thelma & Louise.”

As Selection was the primary to report, Amanda Seyfried and Evan Rachel Wooden are at present workshopping the present in New York Metropolis.

“I believe that’s fabulous. They’re each nice,” Sarandon, who starred within the iconic 1991 movie reverse Geena Davis, instructed Selection on Tuesday at particular screening of her new film “Possibly I Do.” “And I hope they’ve as a lot enjoyable and luxuriate in one another and love one another as a lot as Geena and I did.”

Sarandon and Seyfried co-starred within the 2013 movie “The Massive Marriage ceremony” alongside Diane Keaton. Now, Sarandon and Keaton reunite in “Possibly I Do.”

Within the film, Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey play a pair who’re considering getting married. However after they invite their dad and mom (Sarandon, William H. Macy, Keaton and Richard Gere) to lastly meet earlier than an official proposal, it’s revealed that the long run in-laws already know one another all too properly from secret relationships.

Gathering in New York Metropolis for the Cinema Society soiree, Sarandon was joined by her fellow forged members Roberts and Gere in addition to writer-director Michael Jacobs and producer Vincent Newman. 

“I really feel just like the tone of this film is totally different from romance and the romantic comedies I’ve carried out as a result of it’s giggle out loud,” Roberts mentioned on the purple carpet. “And it simply felt a little bit extra nuanced than a few of the broader romantic comedies I’ve carried out.” 

Author-director Jacobs tailored his play of the identical identify for the large display screen. Keaton, who additionally serves as a producer, pushed for the casting choices. “She has nice style,” Jacobs mentioned.

Jacobs additionally instructed Selection about how Hollywood by no means will get sick of its love affair with romance scripts which might be filled with drama: “I believe that we root for love. And I believe that from the primary one that put up pen to paper, put a flint to a rock — we root for love, and it has managed every little thing.” 

The visitor record for the screening included Kathleen Turner, Christian Siriano, Candace Bushnell, Nicole Miller, Natasha Bedingfield, William Abadie and Paulina Porizkova.