The Book of Mormon Creators Say Movie Will Happen

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Currently in the middle of their 15th season of South Park and fresh off their nine Tony Award wins for The Book of Mormon musical, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have announced that a movie adaptation of the play is in the works.

The musical, which features Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells as Mormons sent to Uganda to save the locals and convert them to Mormonism, was written by Parker and Stone with Avenue Q co-writer and co-composer Robert Lopez. Stone and Parker would like to do the film with producer Scott Rudin. Rudin previously worked with the duo on their last two films, Team America: World Police and South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut.

Before the film version comes out, The Book of Mormon will go on a nationwide tour, beginning in their home state of Colorado.

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