Heathers Musical Bound for Broadway

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 12, 2009 1:57 PM CDT

(Newser) – The high-school comedy/murder cult film Heathers is set to be reborn—as a Broadway musical, the Hollywood Reporter notes. Readings have already happened with the likes of Kristen Bell, and much of the original production team is on board. “‘I love my dead gay son,’” the producer quoted from the 1988 original. “If you can get that into a song, then that is just perfect.”