'The Princess Bride' To Become A Stage Musical

Disney Theatrical Productions has recruited David Yazbek, Rick Elice, and Bob Martin to turn the 1987 comedy The Princess Bride into a staged musical!

According to Playbill, The Band's Visit Tony Award winner David Yazbek (Tootsie) will pen the score, with Tony winner Bob Martin (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone) and Rick Elice (The Cher Show, Jersey Boys) collaborating on the book.

There has been various efforts to bring The Princess Bride to the stage, but none have been successful. Casting, additional creative team members and a production timeline will be announced at a later date.