CMT wants to cast a young Elvis, Johnny Cash for new TV series
CMT is launching a major effort to find the new stars of one of its upcoming dramas and filling the blue suede shoes will be no small feat
The network announced Wednesday it’s looking for some major talent to play young versions of musical icons for a just-ordered musical drama about the birth of rock ‘n’ roll
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Million Dollar Quartet, the show’s working title, is adapted from the Tony-Award winning musical of the same name and will be set in Memphis during the early days of the civil rights movement and tell the story of the “rise of modern music,” according to the network Read more…