Jon Jon Briones to Star in Miss Saigon Movie Screening
According to Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail, there are two planned film releases for Cameron Mackintosh’s critically-acclaimed musical.
The first one will be screened in movie theaters around the world on October 16, celebrating the film’s 25th Anniversary. It will star Eva Noblezada as Kim, and our very own Jon Jon Briones as the Engineer, where he was nominated for an Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical last year. The film will feature footage from the 2014 gala show and the closing night of the recently concluded West End revival. Speculations of this began at Mackintosh’s closing speech last February.
Both actors will also reprise their roles on Broadway when it opens in 2017.
Bamigboye also talked about the possibility of Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs) directing a Hollywood motion picture in 2018.
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