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Coming Soon: Heathers, the Musical

Cult favorite from late 1980s is reborn

(Newser) - Before there was Mean Girls, there was Heathers. Now that dark comedy is ready to bully its way into New York as a musical. The 1988 film starring Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, and Christian Slater has been turned into a show by Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe and Emmy... More »

Heathers Musical Bound for Broadway

(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... More »

How Very! Heathers Writer Returns to Film

Sex and Death 101 , out tomorrow, puts Daniel Waters back in left field

(Newser) - Screenwriter Daniel Waters, who made "What's your damage?" part of American slang, is back. His 1989 cult classic, Heathers, paved the way for edgy teen fare from Clueless to Juno, but subsequent unsuccessful projects led him to obscurity. Sex and Death 101 puts him "squarely back into off-kilter... More »

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