‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Is Being Turned Into a Musical

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The Devil Wears Prada is one of those films that just never gets old. With its bleak insight into the harsh world of the fashion industry, its star-studded ensemble, Emily Blunt’s widely, well, blunt, lines, and of course, Miranda freaking Priestly, which is without a doubt one of Meryl Streep’s most memorable roles, there’s no denying the movie’s cult classic status.

Though it’s based on the book by the same name, many believe, in this rare case, the movie actually topped its printed counterpart, with fans across the globe still reveling in all the movie’s fashion-forward glory.

Now, over a decade after its release, there’s some exciting news…

The beloved movie is getting the musical treatment and it’s set to be everything we’ve ever wanted.

Keep scrolling to get all the details…

The Devil Wears Prada is without a doubt a cult classic.

The movie, released in 2006, resonated with so many people. Whether you’re in the fashion or media industry or even just have an all-out brutal boss, the fashion-focused film won over fans across the globe.

Big-dreamer, Andrea Sachs (Andy), who’s a recent college graduate, manages to land herself a job at a prestigious glossy magazine, edited by the one and only Miranda Priestly, who’s pretty unbearable and completely unreasonable.

Granted, some of the scenes are a product of slight exaggeration, but watching Andy question her own survival, and sanity, as Miranda’s whipping girl has made for some pretty iconic viewing.

Written by Lauren Weisberger, the novel spurred on the production of the film, which many argue actually tops the printed version.

One thing that makes the movie so iconic is its star-studded cast.

Starring the fabulous trio of Meryl Streep (how could we forget,) Anne Hathaway, and Emily Blunt (who plays Miranda’s way-too dedicated assistant,) the cast is unquestionably iconic.

There’s no doubt that it’s one of the most quotable fashion movies. “Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking.”

Her fashion-obsessed character who was so desperately dedicated to Miranda served us some brilliant and well, blunt, lines throughout the movie.  

Who can forget this moment…

Iconic.

In the years since it debuted, there have been countless rumors swirling around about a sequel of some sorts, but this announcement may be even better…

The Devil Wears Prada is officially getting the musical treatment.

Yep, you read that right. We’ll finally get to see our favorite fashion film enter the broadway scene.

According to Elle, the official description of the upcoming musical reads: “Andy, an ambitious young writer in New York City, lands a job at a prestigious magazine. Trying to survive under her stylish yet terrifying boss, she finds herself caught between the dreams she thought she wanted, and the cost of what that reality brings. A joyous, funny, and – of course – ultraglamorous story about navigating life’s runway to discover where you’re meant to be.” “The Devil Wears Prada is a new musical that gives the hit film a fabulously fresh makeover. Sometimes the best fashion statements are sung.”

The show will kick off its out-of-town engagement by heading to Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre on July 14, 2020, followed by a string of shows running until August 16.

There’s currently no word on the cast, including who’ll be taking over the famed roles of Miranda and Andy. What we do know is that is will be directed by Tony winner, Anna D. Shapiro, with a book written by Paul Rudinick.

Singing legend, Elton John, is confirmed to have signed on to create the music for the show, which is a whole other reason in itself to grab tickets (if you even needed another one.)

The thought of hearing “that’s all” in a musical sense is possibly the best thing ever.

Tickets go on sale very soon.

Tickets for the Chicago run will go on sale October 6. In the meantime, keep scrolling to learn about another exciting musical that’ll be hitting broadway. Hint: it somehow involved pop princess, Britney Spears…