The 1983 romantic comedy Valley Girl, about a teenage Valley girl played by Deborah Foreman who falls in love with a Hollywood punk played by Nicolas Cage, will be adapted into a musical film for MGM, according to Deadline.com.
Rachel Lee Goldenberg (A Deadly Adoption) is attached to direct the project, which will feature a script by Amy Talkington. Matt Smith will produce.
The 1983 film, directed by Martha Coolidge, also featured Michelle Meyrink, Elizabeth Daily, Cameron Dye, and Michael Bowen. The plot is loosely based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and the soundtrack for the film featured songs from the Plimsouls, Josie Cotton, Bonnie Hayes, Modern English, and the Payolas.