Tom Hanks To Produce “Beautiful” Film

Tom Hanks’ Playtone production company is teaming with Sony Pictures for film adaptation of the Broadway hit “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”.

Douglas McGrath, who also penned the musical’s book, will adapt the script which deals with the pop singer-songwriter’s rise to fame and her off-stage triumphs and tragedies.

Sony has also obtained the rights to use King’s songs, as well as life rights from King and others featured in the show.

Source: Variety