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‘CODA’ Getting Musical Adaptation From Deaf West Theatre, Vendome Pictures and Pathe

Coda, Siân Heder’s triple-Oscar-nominated drama about a hearing person in a deaf family who discovers her singing talent, is getting a musical. CODA producers Vendôme Pictures and Pathé are partnering with Tony Award-winning Deaf West Theatre to develop a stage musical adaptation of the film, the companies unveiled on Wednesday. The news comes on the […]

“I Discovered This Song in This Whole Other Way”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘CODA’ Creators About Joni Mitchell and More

When deciding what song would complement the climactic moment in her film CODA, director Sian Heder was unsure if her her production should tackle a Joni Mitchell classic. “I was like, ‘God can we take on that song? I don’t know,'” said the filmmaker during a Q&A that followed a THR Presents screening of the […]