TriStar Pictures has officially purchased the remake rights to Guys and Dolls! The studio has also acquired remake rights to the previous 1955 film adaptation from the Samuel Goldwyn company.
The 1955 version of the Broadway musical, starred Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Vivian Blaine and Jean Simmons. According to Variety, Guys and Dolls first premiered on Broadway in 1950, where it ran for three years and captured five Tony Awards, including the Best Musical. It has been revived over the years, including a 1992 version that helped make a stage star of Nathan Lane.
The musical features iconic musical theatre songs such as “Luck Be a Lady,” “If I Were a Bell, “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat,” “A Bushel and a Peck,” and the title song. More details on the film remake to be announced.