Pushing Daisies Movie, Musical: Both Coming Soon?

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We know a Veronica Mars movie is on the way. And a Chuck movie may eventually follow suit.

Could Pushing Daisies be the next television show to make a leap to the big screen?

Producer Bryan Fuller tells Broadway World that he recently had "conversations with with Barry Sonnenfeld about financing a film" based on the beloved, short-lived ABC series.

It centered on Lee Pace as the owner of The Pie Hole and as a magical man who brings the love of his life back to life, only under one unfortunate caveat: if he touches her, she dies for good. 

Fuller adds that he's spoken to "Kristin Chenoweth and Warner Brothers about developing a stage musical" version of the show, which only lasted for two seasons.

But what a glorious, eccentric, heart-warming, hilarious two seasons it was.

Pushing Daisies received 17 Emmy nominations during its run (winning seven), with Chenoweth taking home Outstanding Supporting Actress in A Comedy Series.

It also starred Anna Friel, Chi McBride, Jim Dale, Raul Esparza, Ellen Greene and Swoosie Kurtz.

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Drea xoxo

I loved this show!!! we need more of this on tv!! they were ahead of their time


Thank you! :)


How could you forget to mention Chi McBride? He was perfection in that show!

Matt richenthal
@ Terry

EEK! Oversight corrected!

Pushing Daisies Quotes

They're not gonna kill me during business hours.


These nuns aren't my people. Unless you're telling me "flibbertigibbet" is a title of respect.