Written by:John Waters (Screenplay)
Script Synopsis:Ample teen Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, “The Corny Collins Show” — and when her dream comes true, her lively moves and bubbly personality meet with unexpected popularity. But after witnessing firsthand the terrible state of race relations in 1960s Baltimore, Turnblad becomes an outspoken advocate for desegregation.
Musical theater has always been a great source of inspiration for cinema. And although musicals have never been a favorite amongst movie goers since the days of Singing in the Rain (1952), Hollywood has recently seen a renaissance of singer actors.
Whether it’s Broadway renditions original musical mash ups, it looks like musical cinema is here to stay.
Check out our list of top 5 musical movie scripts.