Chris Evans Talks A LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Remake

Chris Evans says he was set to be in the remake before Covid, and even has a recording of him singing Dentist!

By: Jun. 25, 2022

Chris Evans Talks A LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Remake

In a recent interview with MTV News, Chris Evans shared details on the remake of Little Shop of Horrors. He explains that he was supposed to be working on the film before Covid hit, and he still has his audition of Dentist! on his cellphone. Originally, the film was to be directed by Greg Berlanti and based on the 1982 stage musical, and 1986 film musical, featuring the music of Alan Menken and the lyrics and scripting of Howard Ashman. Though there are no new updates from the production team, the project is possibly in development at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Josh Horowitz interviews Chris Evans about current projects. The conversation shifts to Evans confirming that Little Shop of Horrors, set to start production in 2020, was postponed due to COVID-19 and then cancelled.

He jokes that he would release his auditon video of him singing Dentist!, still on his phone, to drum up buzz about the film.

You can see the full interview discussing Buzz Lightyear, Johnny Storm, and movie musicals HERE

About Chris Evans

Chris Evans began his career with roles in television series, such as in Opposite Sex in 2000. Following appearances in several teen films including 2001's Not Another Teen Movie, he gained attention for his portrayal of Marvel Comics character Human Torch in 2005's Fantastic Four, and its sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007). Evans made further appearances in film adaptations of comic books and graphic novels: TMNT (2007), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), and Snowpiercer (2013).

He portrayed Captain America in several MCU films, namely Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), and Captain America: Civil War (2016), and the ensemble films The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). His work in the Marvel series established him as one of the highest-paid actors in the world.[2]

Besides comic book roles, Evans starred in the drama Gifted (2017), the mystery film Knives Out (2019), and the television miniseries Defending Jacob (2020). He made his directorial debut in 2014 with the romantic drama Before We Go, which he also produced and starred in. Evans made his Broadway debut in the 2018 revival of Kenneth Lonergan's play Lobby Hero, which earned him a Drama League Award nomination.