'13 Going On 30' Is Turning Into A Musical!

Fingers crossed they keep the 'Thriller' scene.
by Zara Kenyon
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Let's start with the scary bit: the movie 13 Going on 30 came out in 2004, which means that you first fell in love with it 12 years ago. Once you've digested all of those "Am I old?" feelings, just be glad that you're now of the age to book yourself a flight to New York, because the rom-com is being turned into a musical on Broadway.

Deadline reports that a team has begun adapting it into a show, with "all the elements of a great musical: comedy, romance, an empowering messageand a touch of magic," says producer Andy Flickman.

If, for some reason, you haven't seen the film, it shows a 13-year-old Jenna using "wishing dust" to become a grown-up, played by Jennifer Garner. The rom part of the rom-com comes in when she tries to reconnect with her childhood best friend, Matt, portrayed adorably by Mark Ruffalo.

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The movie actually lends itself very well to a musical, and while it's said that most of the music will be original, we're hopeful that "Thriller" will still be there:

That might just happen. Apparently, licensing the trackplus othershas not been ruled out, which could mean the sleepover scene may be pulled off flawlessly, as well.

We can't wait.

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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.co.uk. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.

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