Moore Helms “Valley Girl” Musical Remake

Jason Moore (“Shrek: The Musical”) is set to direct the musical remake of 1983 cult comedy “Valley Girl” for MGM Films says The Hollywood Reporter.

Amy Talkington penned the new version which re-imagine’s the Martha Coolidge-directed film as a “Romeo and Juliet”-inspired musical built around the movie’s new wave soundtrack.

The original rom-com starred Nicolas Cage and Deborah Foreman living in suburban San Fernando Valley. Sean Bailey and Matt Smith are producing.