Robert Zemeckis in Talks to Adapt "Back to the Future" for Stage Musical

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Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis, who directed the 1985 feature film "Back to the Future," is currently in talks with "Future" film collaborators Bob Gale and Alan Silvestri to explore a musical adaptation of the film, according to Deadline.com.

"Back to the Future," which starred Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, featured a screenplay co-written by Zemeckis and Gale. Silvestri composed music for the film.

Zemeckis’ film studio, ImageMovers, would be involved if the "Back to the Future" musical goes forward.

Zemeckis won the Academy Award in 1995 for his direction of "Forrest Gump." He was nominated, along with co-writer Gale, for the Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen award for "Back to the Future." Silvestri was nominated for Academy Awards for his work on "The Polar Express" and "Forrest Gump."

Zemeckis also directed "Back to the Future Part II" (1989) and "Back to the Future Part III" (1990).

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