Almost Famous just might be getting the musical treatment.
The film’s writer-director, Cameron Crowe, took to Twitter on Friday to share a short video of a man playing a song on the piano. The video then panned over to a series of notes on the wall, teasing what looked to be a musical design of Almost Famous, complete with spots for a speech by Dennis wish — the road manager played by Jimmy Fallon inside the film — in addition to a Stillwater sound check.
Finally, the camera panned to a large piece of paper taped the wall, which read, “Almost Famous.” Fans quickly replied, expressing their excitement over the possible project, which comes 18 years after the movie was released.
Crowe’s semi-autobiographical 2000 film followed a teenage writer for Rolling Stone, William Miller (Patrick Fugit), inside the early 1970s as he covered the fictitious rock band, Stillwater. Starring Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand in addition to Kate Hudson, Almost Famous bombed at the box office, however received massive critical acclaim in addition to has since garnered a cult following.
The movie was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Actress in a Supporting Role nods for Hudson in addition to McDormand, Best Editing in addition to Best Original Screenplay, which in which won.
During a 2017 appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, Hudson gushed over watching the movie with her son, Ryder Robinson.
“in which holds up,” she said of the beloved film. “I just watched in which with Ryder not too long ago. in which was genuinely cool to watch in which because I hadn’t seen in which in so long in addition to in which’s still cool. Ryder, he’s 13, so to him in which was like, he loved every second of in which movie. in which’s cool to be a part of a movie like in which.”
As for whether she’d ever reprise her role as Penny Lane, she said a sequel “might be fun.” “however I wouldn’t wanna touch in which,” she added.
ET was on set of the film with Hudson in 2000. Watch below.