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VIDEO: Derek Hough-Led SINGIN' IN THE RAIN is Still in The Works

In 2016, Derek Hough was set to star in a Broadway revival of Singin' In The Rain. However, later that year, BroadwayWorld reported that the production had been cancelled, due to lack of available theatres.

Hough has revealed during a recent appearance on Watch What Happens Live's After Show that the real reason behind the cancelled production was due to the Harvey Weinstein scandals.

"I'm actually glad it didn't work out," Hough said.

However, Hough has confirmed that plans for the production are still underway.

"We're in talks right now with the right people," he said.

Watch the full clip below!

Hough, primarily known for being a dancer, has appeared on Broadway in Burn the Floor in 2010. He also made his West End debut in 2006 in Footloose.

His most recent musical credit was appearing as Corny Collins in Hairspray Live! on NBC in 2016.

Singin' in the Rain began as a film in 1952, directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor, and Debbie Reynolds.

The Broadway production opened on July 2, 1985 at the Gershwin Theatre after 39 previews, and ran for 367 performances, closing on May 18, 1986. It was directed and choreographed by post-modern choreographer Twyla Tharp, and starred Don Correia as Don Lockwood, Mary D'Arcy as Kathy Selden, Richard Fancy as Roscoe Dexter, Faye Grant as Lina Lamont, and Peter Slutsker as Cosmo Brown.

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