Nick Jonasis headed to the large display screen to play Frankie Valli in a TV adaptation of the Broadway musical, “Jersey Boys,” according to NJ.com.
Valli, himself, confirmed the information throughout an interview on “Today” on June 7, the place he was selling his upcoming jazz album, “A Touch of Jazz.”
“When it went to Broadway I by no means would’ve dreamed in 1,000,000 years that it could’ve lasted 10 or 11 years the way in which it did,” Valli said. “And it is at all times thrilling as a result of one thing new is at all times occurring. ‘Jersey Boys’ has been on cruise ships, it has been in nearly each nation you could presumably consider. And now it is being filmed for tv and Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers is enjoying Frankie, so I’m actually enthusiastic about that.”
Valli added, “We simply talked final week for about 15 to twenty minutes. He’s additionally very excited.”
While many particulars of the movie stay unknown at the moment, Vali shared that the undertaking will shoot “someplace in Cleveland,” and that he might be current throughout the filming course of.
Jonas lately wrapped up filming on the newest season of “The Voice”. And in mid-May, TMZ revealed that the singer was injured on the set of a brand new NBC show.
Screenrant later reported that Jonas was concerned in a bike accident that harm his rib. The outlet wrote, “While in a bike race, he misplaced management and fell off.”
Next season on “The Voice”, Ariana Grande might be changing Jonas as a choose.
When the youngest Jonas Brother appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show, he joked, “I imply, Ariana — as everyone knows — is without doubt one of the greatest singers within the sport and he or she’s gonna be an unbelievable coach. I feel the one recommendation I’d give is simply to not belief any considered one of you.”
Jonas Was First Rumored to Be Playing Valli in January
Back in January, Deadline announced that Jonas was “in talks” to play Valli.
At the time, the outlet wrote, “Jonas will sing the music catalog that Valli and the Four Seasons constructed up in a show that traces his origins from Newark to the highest of the charts within the ’60s.”
Before Jonas was a member of the famed Jonas Brothers band, he acted on Broadway. As a toddler, he appeared in exhibits like Les Misérables, Beauty and the Beast, and Annie Get Your Gun.
In 2012, Jonas appeared as soon as once more on the Broadway stage as J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, according to Broadway.com.
Frankie Valli Talks ‘A Touch of Jazz’
Speaking to Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on “Today”, Valli additionally opened up about his newest album, “A Touch of Jazz”.
Asked why he is chosen to launch a jazz album now, when he is liked the music style for years, Valli replied, “I’ve simply by no means actually had the time to do it earlier than between touring and recording… and rehearsing… I did [this album] in items, truly.”
He added that it is taken him about two to 3 years of doing a music each time he has spare time to “strive one thing.”