Considering the iconic Judy Garland vehicle was released in 1939, the title question might seem absurd. It’s been 80+ years, but there will never, ever, ever be another Judy Garland.
Renee Zellweger did a pretty decent version of her in Judy, that might be the closest we’ll get to a talented actress that can sing, but even she wasn’t Judy Garland.
Whether you think this is a great idea or a terrible one, it’s coming and it won’t even be a musical.
Kassell’s version will not be a musical. New Line said it will be a “fresh take” and a “reimagining” of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” It will have some advantages, too, since Warner Bros. owns New Line and the 1939 film. That means it can use some trademarked elements like the ruby slippers.‘Wizard of Oz’ Remake In The Works | Billboard
How can a Wizard of Oz movie not be a musical?!?!