Emma Goes Hip-Hop

Screen Gems set to do musical version of Jane Austen novel

where thisEmma lands on the spectrum will all come down to execution and audience appetites. The music, the performances, the story and the dancing must be good in the minds of the young audiences. Ultimately, it is they who will decide if this girl has the stuff that pops.

George Alexander’s column on the business of entertainment appears weekly at blackenterprise.com. He is the author of ” Why We Make Movies” (Random House, $15.95).

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