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Amanda Seyfried Missed Out On The Golden Globes To Work On Musical

Amanda Seyfried missed out on Golden Globes to work on something that could potentially be a road trip of a lifetime.

The actress missed out on receiving her award- as she won best actress in a limited series at the Golden Globes- simply because she was across the country in New York City. In NYC, she had been workshopping for the musical adaptation of Thelma and Louise with actress Evan Rachel Wood- as mentioned by Variety, which cited sources close to the actress. The representatives for Seyfried did not respond to the requests for comment made by PEOPLE.

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Variety also went on to report that Trip Cullman, the theatre director, had been slated to direct this musical- with the score composed by Neko Case. The screenplay for the musical would come from a book by Harvey Feiffer and Callie Khouri- with the latter writing the original film which was produced in 1991.

Amanda Seyfried Is All Set To Play A Titular Character In Thelma And Louise

Amanda Seyfried’s musical is going to be a remake of the original Thelma and Louise movie, which starred Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis. The plot focused on two friends who went on a road trip which devoted quickly into a crime spree. Both the characters managed to evade the various law enforcement officials that had gone after them, by driving off the Grand Canyon to their deaths. For their roles, both Sarandon and Davis managed to snag Best Actress Oscar nominations. The movie also featured Brad Pitt in one of his earliest film roles. 

After it was announced that Amanda Seyfried had won at the Globes ceremony on Tuesday- which was held at the Beverly Hilton hotel, Cole Hauser of Yellowstone and Mo Brings Plenty- who were presenting the award, also accepted it on the star’s behalf. 

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