Sir Elton John is reportedly working on a stage adaptation of Animal Farm, teaming up with the writer of Billy Elliot, for a musical version of George Orwell’s classic novel.
“I’m deep into it, writing songs for pigs and other four-legged friends,” Lee Hall told the Daily Mail. “I know that Elton likes to have the lyrics done and have them in front of him so [I] work on a batch before I give him anything to look at.” (Via)
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