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Elvis Costello To Star In Stephen King-John Mellencamp Musical!

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Horror author Stephen King has collaborated with John Mellencamp for a new musical called Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, and the cast is looking fantastic!

Elvis Costello has just signed on to play a Satanic character (ooh!) named "The Shape", and Sheryl Crow and indie rock queen Neko Case are on board as well.

We have no doubt this will be an amaaaazing musical!

The soundtrack will be epic!

[Image via WENN.]

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17 comments to “Elvis Costello To Star In Stephen King-John Mellencamp Musical!”

  1. ap076 says – reply to this


    As much as you claim to be such a fan of Broadway (and in your case with acting, those who never could are condemned to fill seats) you still can't get it straight that there is no such think as a Broadway Soundtrack. It is a CAST RECORDING.

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    Wow a musical with Elvis Costello will be the greatest show of the yeat without doubt

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  4. JShoe says – reply to this


    And the cast includes the AMAZING singer/songwriter Will Dailey!

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    It is often the case that idiots describe themselves as 'genious' but are ironically ignorant to the fact that the word is spelt 'genius' - much to the amusement of us intelligent people.
    "Like, woah, yeah man, I'm like, such a genious, dude!"
    "Well, you're retarded…"

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    neko case is a alt. country artist not an indie queen. do some research

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    can't wait! this will be amazing.

  8. 8

    Seems like a really good combination

  9. 9

    YES! Elvis Costello is my favorite, too bad I can't go see a Broadway show =[

  10. 10

    Gee, these baby boomers just can't get enough of themselves.

  11. 11

    Ya, his 'shape' is The BLob. Man, have you seen him lately? oink oink

  12. ap076 says – reply to this


    Re: SWEETPIECE! – SP, I not even sure you had to catch yourself,(I don't expect much traffic on this post), but I am glad you did because you made it so funny.

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    Elvis Castello is amazing and Sheryl Crow is great, I like ALOT of her music!!

  14. @v@ says – reply to this


    The show is called 'Spectacle', and the season 1 shows CD is or is about to be released. It's some tasty stuff.

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    …elvis, this is the voice of your conscience — do not do this! king is a hacky moron, and you are freaking shakespeare next to the rest of these clowns…please, please, leave me one living, untarnished icon…everyone else has sold out, strummer and half the ramones are gone! you're all i have left!…

  16. @v@ says – reply to this


    Re: take the pickle out – Elvis dropped the pounds a while ago for his Canadian T.V. show mentioned above. He interviews, hosts, and plays onstage with them in an intimate setting. The show is classic; watch it every time I'm up there.

  17. 17

    Wait, is this a movie musical or a stage musical?