Lionel Richie and Disney Collaborating on an ‘All Night Long’ Musical

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Lionel Richie and Disney Collaborating on an ‘All Night Long’ Musical. Award winning performer and American Idol judge Lionel Richie is teaming up with Disney to create a musical using his most iconic music from his impressive career.

The working title for the project is called All Night Long after Richie’s most notable song from 1983 that plays on radio and streaming stations around the world to this day. Pete Chiarelli (Crazy Rich Asians) is reportedly penning the script for All Night Long.

Current plans aim for a theatrical release of the musical and the studio has claimed it will not be a biopic, but a musical incorporating Lionel Richie’s music to a new story. A full list of songs for the musical has not been released and it is unknown if the song will be rerecorded for the film and performed by the actors within the production or if Lionel Richie will contribute to the piece with potential new recordings.

Are you excited to see a new musical in development? What famed song from Lionel Richie do you hope to see incorporated into the project? We would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions in the comments. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for all things Disney!

Source: THR