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Elton John is set to score the new Devil Wears Prada musical that will premiere in Chicago in 2020 before moving to Broadway

By Kellie Chudzinski For Dailymail.com

Published: 22:18 BST, 17 September 2019 | Updated: 22:28 BST, 17 September 2019

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Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway's hit film, The Devil Wears Prada, is about to hit the stage in a big way. 

The beloved 2006 film will be turned into a musical and is set to premiere at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre in July and run until August before moving to Broadway.

On Tuesday it was revealed that the score will be done by Elton John.

Musical treatment: The iconic 2006 film, The Devil Wears Prada, will be turned into a musical, that will hit Broadway after a July-August 2020 run in Chicago

Musical treatment: The iconic 2006 film, The Devil Wears Prada, will be turned into a musical, that will hit Broadway after a July-August 2020 run in Chicago 

Big score with Elton: Premiering at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre, next summer, the beloved 2006 film will be turned into a musical, with a score by none other than Elton John (pictured with David Furnish in July)

Big score with Elton: Premiering at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre, next summer, the beloved 2006 film will be turned into a musical, with a score by none other than Elton John (pictured with David Furnish in July)

The original film focused on the tense relationship between magazine editor Amanda Priestly (Streep) and her hard working but naive assistant Andrea Sachs (Hathaway).

It also starred Emily Blunt as Andrea's co-assistant and Stanley Tucci as Amanda's adviser Nigel Kipling. 

There is not yet word on who will take over the roles in the new adaptation. 

The musical will be directed by

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