Thurman, Ferrell Make Musical Debuts in 'Producers'
November 10, 2005

Uma Thurman is all dolled up as a Swedish bombshell bound for Broadway, Will Ferrell is a crazy German playwright and the usual suspects Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick are ready for the big screen.

The 1968 Mel Brooks comedy that morphed into a stage sensation is now a hilarious star-studded movie with Thurman making her musical debut.

"I've always wanted to do something where I get to sing and dance," Thurman revealed. "It's just such a treat!"

And of course the dynamic duo of Lane and Broderick are teaming up once again as producer Max Bialystock and his accountant Leo Bloom, who set out to make an opening night flop with the hopes of running off with the money.

"It's just a great story," Lane insisted. "It's outrageous, but human. And it's very, very funny."

Funnyman Will Ferrell wasn't taking no for an answer when it came to adding "The Producers" to his movie resume. He told us, "I knew whether I was qualified or not, I wanted to do it, to play the role of Franz Leibkind."

"The Producers" dances its way into movie theaters December 16th, just in time for the holidays.



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