Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen Finally Make It to Broadway

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Meta-Musical Broadway-bound: [title of show], the Off Broadway musical about making a musical about musicals, is coming to Broadway's Lyceum on July 17. Creators and stars Hunter Bell and Jeff Bowen will come with it, as will director Michael Berresse (Chorus Line). We imagine the next episode of The [title of show] Show might be kind of hysterical. [Playbill]

Dimension Trips Circuit: S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock have been tasked to reinvent their 1986 objet d'art, Short Circuit, for Bob Weinstein and Dimension. It's the classic story of girl meets robot, robot develops personality, girl and robot hang out with Steve Guttenberg. [Variety]

Mol Gets Tenure: Gretchen Mol has joined Luke Wilson in Tenure, Mike Million's comedy about professors competing for the same spot at a college. Will they resort to sneaky pranks but eventually find out they love each other? You never know. Just kidding, of course you know. [Variety]

Heyman Climbing Trees: Warner Bros. has picked up Treehouse Gang for producer David Heyman. The spec comes from Timothy Dowling, one of the guys behind George Lucas in Love. Story follows a group of kids who used to be treasure hunters but are now grown up and reunite for one last adventure. We can't think of any reason this shouldn't be repurposed into Goonies II, unless Ke Huy Quan is holding out for more money. [HR]

Mostow Finds His Surrogates: Ving Rhames, Radha Mitchell, and Rosamund Pike have joined Bruce Willis in Jonathan Mostow's sci-fi thriller, The Surrogates, for Disney. Story is set in the future where humans experience the world virtually via robot surrogates. Rosamund Pike, will this finally be your breakout movie? Magic Eight Ball says: outlook not so good. [HR]

More on MySpace Music: In what's definitely a case of too-little too-late, major record labels signed with MySpace to launch an Internet music service. MySpace CEO Chris De Wolfe says that Sony, Universal, and Warners are working "collaboratively" so that "both MySpace and the labels will make money." When asked about the artists, De Wolfe responded: "The what now?" [Variety]