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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Working on a Little Shop of Horrors Remake

PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 26: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks onstage at hitRECord at the Movies With Joseph Gordon-Levitt during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2012 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
Photo: George Pimentel/Getty Images

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is developing a remake of Little Shop of Horrors, “with an eye” toward playing Seymour, The Hollywood Reporter writes. Ah! Too many feelings! On the one hand, sure, JGL would probably make a terrific Seymour. But … Frank Oz’s 1986 movie, starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Green, and Steve Martin, is perfect in a way almost no other movie musical is. Broadway producer Marc Platt is set to produce the remake, and Robert Aguirre-Sacasa, a Glee producer, comic-book author, and playwright (who rewrote Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, among other things), is working on the script. This could be the greatest movie revival ever and it would still feel vaguely blasphemous.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Remaking Little Shop