`Grease Live` to air on TV

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 17:01

Los Angeles: The studio bosses of Fox network has announced a three-hour live broadcast of hit musical `Grease`, set to air during 2015.

It is set to feature a young ensemble cast that will reintroduce viewers to characters from the 1971 Broadway musical and the hit 1978 film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, reportedly.

Fox`s broadcast will feature some of the musical`s iconic songs, like `Greast Lightnin`, `You`re the One That I Want` and `Summer Nights` among others.

"From Broadway to film, and across generations, `Grease` is one of the most beloved musical stories ever told ? and we can`t wait to bring it to our air in a spectacular live event," Fox`s Shana C Waterman said.

"Its iconic characters and addictive songs make it the perfect fit for Fox, and we`re going to give it the kind of star power and production quality to make every Sandy, Danny, Rizzo and Kenickie out there want to get up and sing along," he added.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 17:01

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