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Excess Hollywood: Sully's story to fly to the big screen

  • The Kennedy/Marshall Co., and Flashlight Films are hoping for a miracle on the big screen: They have optioned Capt. Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger’s memoir about landing U.S. Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson. [Variety]
  • Everybody Loves Raymond’s Brad Garrett will host a modern version of Kids Say the Darndest Things. Kids Tweet the Dardest Things? [THR]
  • The producers of Anything Goes announced in a press release that Cabaret star Joel Grey will return to Broadway, playing “Moonface Martin.”
  • How are Broadway audiences going to take it? The producers of Rock of Ages announced via press release that Twisted Sister rocker Dee Snider will make his Broadway debut in the show Oct. 19.
  • NBC will adapt U.K. reality show The Boss Is Coming to Dinner for U.S. audiences. The show revolves around job applicants who must throw a party for a possible employer, who will make hiring decisions based on the party. Look, P. Diddy has enough jobs, m’kay? [Variety]
  • Nickelodeon has ordered Supah Ninjas – starring George Takei in the pilot – for 26 episodes. Supah, yes, but are there three of them? [Variety]