Is Elton John Developing a New HBO Series?

By Music News Group

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John reportedly is producing a television pilot for HBO centered around an elite music academy.

Elton is developing the project, titled Virtuoso, along with his husband David Furnish and True Blood creator Alan Ball, according to Showbiz411.

Set in 1790s Vienna, the program will follow young musicians in a distinguished music academy headed by Antonio Salieri, Wolfgang Mozart‘s nemesis in the Oscar-winning film Amadeus.

A casting notice is already under way for actors and actresses skilled at piano and other instruments.

The show is rumored to feature “lots of music, ruffled shirts and sex of all kinds,” according to the …read more

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