Richard Linklater's next feature gets the title Blue Moon

The script written by Robert Kaplow will explore the dynamics between the two musicians
Richard Linklater's next feature gets the title Blue Moon

Filmmaker Richard Linklater, who is basking in the success of his latest film Hit Man, is developing his next project titled Blue Moon.

The film will feature the story of popular American songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. It is expected to explore the duo's journey and their parting ways.

The film gets its title from the songwriting duo's 1934 ballad. Blue Moon is also expected throw light on a struggling Hart who scrambles to find success when his collaborator Rodgers is on the rise. It is also expected to focus on Hart's battle with alcohol and mental health. They last collaborated on A Connecticut Yankee in 1943. Other popular productions of them include Pal Joey, Babes in Arms, and Mississippi.

The script written by Robert Kaplow will explore the dynamics between the two musicians. Kaplow has previously worked with Linklater on Me and Orson Welles.

Hit Man received accolades for Glen Powell's performance during its limited theatrical release on May 24. The film will make its streaming debut on June 7 in Netflix.

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