James Corden and Nicole Scherzinger Give Hollywood a Glimpse of Around The World In Eighty Days Musical at Pre-Oscars Party

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Finding Neverland collaborators Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy are at work on their next musical venture for Harvey Weinstein, a stage musical adaptation of "Around the World in Eighty Days," according to the Daily Mail.

Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole Scherzinger

James Corden ("Into the Woods," One Man, Two Guvnors) and Nicole Scherzinger (The Pussycat Dolls, Cats) will offer a preview of the musical during Weinstein's Feb. 20 pre-Oscar event in Beverly Hills. Corden and Scherzinger are slated to perform five songs from the new musical in development.

Click here to listen to Scherzinger's powerful take on Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Memory" from Cats.

U.K. pop songwriters Barlow and Kennedy will be represented on Broadway this spring with Weinstein's new Broadway musical Finding Neverland. The production begins March 15 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

The Daily Mail also revealed that the concept album for Finding Neverland, which features Jessie J, Rita Ora, Paloma Faith, among others, is aiming for an April release. The musical officially opens on Broadway April 15.

Also on Barlow's plate is a musical adaptation of the film "Calendar Girls" for producer David Pugh, which he is co-writing with playwright Tim Firth.

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