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The Goonies heading to the stage

The movie, starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Corey Feldman, tells the story of a group of children who go in search of a pirate’s treasure and the story has now been re-written as a song-and-dance stage show.

Donner admits transforming the film into a musical has been a long, arduous process, but he’s convinced the show will be a hit.

He tells Empire, “It’s been taking forever, but that long process just got a lot shorter. There’s a great writer/producer called Tim Long who does musicals on The Simpsons which are classic. He just delivered a treatment of The Goonies as a musical, and it’s friggin’ great!”

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