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Grease Revolution
Directed by Jon M. Chu
Produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Wyck Godfrey
Marty Bowen
Written by Austin Winsberg
Aline Brosh McKenna
Based on Grease by
Jim Jacobs
Warren Casey
Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda
Music by Christopher Lennertz
Cinematography Alice Brooks
Editing by Myron Kerstein
Production
company(s)
5000 Broadway
Productions
Paramount Players
Temple Hill
Entertainment
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Country United States
Language English

Grease Revolution is an upcoming American musical romantic comedy film directed by Jon M. Chu with a script written by Austin Winsberg and Aline Brosh McKenna, it is based on the 1971 musical Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, it is also a direct sequel to the 1978 film of the same name by Randal Kleiser (who is also executive producing). The film stars Lin-Manuel Miranda. It is scheduled to be release through Paramount Pictures.

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In 2003, Olivia Newton-John confirmed that a second sequel was being developed. "They're writing it, and we'll see what happens. If the script looks good, I'll do it. But I haven't seen the script, and it has to be cleverly done."

In 2008, it was reported that Paramount was planning a new sequel to Grease that would debut straight to DVD. However, the project never came to fruition.

Eleven laters Paramount began production of a third film that will a direct continuation of the 1978 film with Randal Kleiser returning as executive producer, Austin Winsberg (Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist) and Aline Brosh McKenna (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) were tapped to pen the script with Jon M. Chu (In the Heights, Crazy Rich Asians and Step Up 2: The Streets) was brought on by Paramount to direct, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen, will produce the film, Scooter Braun will executive produce with Randal Kleiser director of the first film, Christopher Lennertz will compose the film, Alice Brooks as director of photography, Myron Kerstein as editor, Adam Stockhausen as production designer, Paul Tazewell as costume designer. Miranda was cast a yet to named teacher of Rydell High. The film's plot is undisclosed, Kleiser described the premise as Rydell High students past and present coming together to save the high school from being foreclosed and demolished, Chu and Miranda also confirmed that Frankie Valli and Barry Gibb's hit song Grease will be used in the film, like the original film it will have an animated opening title sequence as homage to that film and will be done by Rough Draft Studios.

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