Paramount Pictures has restored the original film that will first premiere in a Manhattan sneak preview prior to a nationwide release this summer. The free screening, which is billed as a sing-along, will take place at 8:30 PM at Pier I, located on West 70th St. and the Hudson River. The film featured John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and Stockard Channing. "Grease" holds the record as the highest-grossing movie musical. The film includes the pop songs "Hopelessly Devoted to You," "You're the One that I Want" and the title song. Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey penned the original Broadway musical.
The summer screening series will also include "Neverending Story" (July 7); "Pan's Labyrinth" (July 14); "Inkheart" (July 21); "The Fall" (July 28); "Big Fish" (Aug. 4) and "Stranger Than Fiction" (Aug. 11).