The movie Spielberg would love to make
December 12th, 2011
12:44 PM ET

The movie Spielberg would love to make

Knowing that Steven Spielberg is an executive producer on this winter's behind-the-Broadway-scenes drama "Smash," the filmmaker's dream of working on a musical movie makes sense.

In fact, Spielberg tells CNN, he's been wanting to craft a musical for years.

“I’d love to do an old-fashioned musical, where the characters talk to each other and then they sing to each other. I’m such a fan of the Hollywood musical, but I haven't found the right subject matter or the right book or the right music to throw myself into one of them. But someday I will."

Perhaps before we see a musical from Spielberg, though, we'll get another installment of "Jurassic Park."

In June it was reported that Spielberg and screenwriter Mark Protosevich were mulling over a concept for a fourth installment of the franchise, and Spielberg promises that there will be one.

"We are still working on the story for another 'Jurassic Park' film," he says, adding that he can't spill details yet. "But there is going to be one! You have to wait and see!"

In the meantime, Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin," which star Jamie Bell has called "a beacon of excellence," opens December 21.


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  1. Elizabeth

    political theater of course, base it on what goes on in the senate and congress.

    December 24, 2011 at 3:30 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Reader 37

    A 4th Jurassic Park would be so great. I wonder if it'd be anything like this twitter account – twitter.com/jpintern

    December 13, 2011 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Booo

    Guest #6, your comment caught me off guard and now people on the train think I'm crazy because I'm laughing hysterically!

    December 13, 2011 at 7:01 am | Report abuse |
  4. pat

    @veronica, Mel Brooks did more than a snippet. Check out one of the funniest movies of all time "The Producers" where a Hitler character sings "Springtime for Hitler in Germany".. Somehow, cause of Mel's genius, it worked very well.

    December 12, 2011 at 9:23 pm | Report abuse |
  5. SmarterthanU

    Kill me. People singing to each other when they can just say it is complete torture. You're getting soft Spielberg. Two thumbs 'out'.

    December 12, 2011 at 6:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • John

      Completely incorrect username you've got there, dodo. How about "SmarterthanNo1"?

      December 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse |
  6. tracie

    I agree.

    December 12, 2011 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Evel Knievel

    He should do a musical about the Holocaust.

    December 12, 2011 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • veronica

      Mel Brooks did a musical snippet in History of the World Part I.

      December 12, 2011 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Prem

      fexoorcfgirl on December 11, 2010 Did I hear him correctly? He 2.5 hours of cardio a day? That sounds like a lot.

      February 13, 2012 at 1:57 am | Report abuse |

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