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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Update: Sony adapting Beautiful: The Carole King Musical into film

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Hook: The tune-packed life story of singer-songwriter Carole King. Standing-O Moment: ''(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,'' the show's Act 2 crowd-pleaser—and a…

UPDATE: EW can confirm that Sony plans to bring Beautiful to the big screen. 

Sony Pictures will be able to use Carole King’s songs in the film. Sony Pictures Entertainment president Doug Belgrad and president of production Michael De Luca made the announcement today.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing this inspiring and powerful musical to movie audiences everywhere,” De Luca said in a statement.

As previously reported, Douglas McGrath, the musical’s book writer, will be on hand to adapt the musical to film. Sony will be producing alongside Playtone. Sherry Kondor and Christine Russell will also be producing. There has yet to be news about casting.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sony is set to bring Carole King’s beautiful career to the big screen.

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