No offers have been made, but Warner Bros. has given the OK to start negotiations. If deals can be made, John Lloyd Young will star as lead singer Frankie Valli, Erich Bergen will take on keyboardist/tenor vocalist Bob Gaudio, Vincent Piazza will play lead guitarist/baritone vocalist Tommy DeVito, and Michael Lomenda will portray bass guitarist/bass vocalist Nick Massi.
John Logan (Skyfall) wrote the screenplay, with Graham King and Robert Lorenz producing. The real-life Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio are serving as executive producers. It isn't known when production may begin.
All of the actors except Vincent Piazza had starred in the stage musical version of Jersey Boys at one point, but Vincent Piazza performed in several other productions before joining the Boardwalk Empire cast.
Jersey Boys was released June 20th, 2014 and stars Vincent Piazza, John Lloyd Young, Steve Schirripa, Christopher Walken, Kathrine Narducci, Lou Volpe, Johnny Cannizzaro, Michael Patrick McGill. The film is directed by Clint Eastwood.