Pippin Movie


Status: Development As of April 15, 2018

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. The film rights reverted back to Stephen Schwartz before Weinstein Company bankruptcy. Deadline says the project will soon be shopped.

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TBA | Drama Musical

The son of King Charlemagne attempts to find his place in the world. more

Release DateU.S.

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James Ponsoldt
JC Lee


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Pippin, the son of Charlemagne, ruler of the ninth century Holy Roman Empire, leads a life enmeshed in politics and war, but all he really wants is true love.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Adaptation of the 1972 play by Roger O. Hirson with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
  • Deadline's Mike Fleming Jr. mentions Chicago helmer Rob Marshall is interested in directing (Deadline.com, 4/9/18).

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