Still the One that We Want: “Grease” hitting the big screen again for its 40th anniversary

Paramount Pictures(NEW YORK) — Forty years later, fans are still hopelessly devoted to Grease.

The iconic musical starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta will be making its return to theaters next month in celebration of its 40th anniversary.

Grease is coming back for two nights only — Sunday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 11 — as part of the Turner Classic Movies Big Screen Classics series. It’ll be shown at over 700 locations nationwide.

Tickets are available now at Fathom Events and participating theater box offices.

The film will also be getting a special 40th anniversary edition Blu-ray and DVD release, which comes out on April 24.

Grease was originally released in June of 1978.  At the time of its release, it became the highest-grossing musical ever, breaking the 13-year record held by The Sound of Music.  It’s currently the second highest-grossing live action musical, after the 2017 version of Beauty and the Beast.

The soundtrack of the movie was also hugely successful, and featured the hit title theme, sung by Frankie Valli, as well as “You’re the One that I Want,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “Summer Nights.”

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