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

Fingers crossed they keep the 'Thriller' scene.
PHOTO: 13 Going On 30/Columbia Pictures

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.

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:

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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.


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

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