Groundhog Day

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Ready for some déjà vu?

The 1993 Sony Pictures film Groundhog Day is being revisited. But this time, the classic is coming to Broadway!

For those of you movie buffs, you'll recall Bill Murray starring in the original film as a TV meteorologist who repeatedly experiences the same day—yep, Groundhog Day—over and over again.

The movie-turned-musical will be created by the team behind the Broadway adaption of Roald Dahl's Matilda, including director Matthew Warchus and choreographer Peter Darling. Tim Minchin will compose the songs, and the set and costume design will be by Rob Howell.

Groundhog Day

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Matilda the Musical  had a successful Broadway run, generating a whopping $117 million dollars in revenue thus far.

Warchus originally planned to open Groundhog Day in London first, but decided to speed things up after the success of a staged workshop.

The exact theater and cast are yet to be determined, and previews are set to begin in early 2017, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Minchin revealed on his blog that the musical is "going to be both instantly recognizable, and utterly different," adding: "It has the potential to be complex, dark, visually fascinating, and thematically rich, whilst still being a joyous romantic comedy with cool tunes and lots of gags." 

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