Almost Famous

Crowe noted the irony of a movie set in the ’70s being trounced at the box office by a re-release of the 1973 horror classic, “The Exorcist”.

Writer-director Cameron Crowe’s Oscar-winning screenplay about a teen rock journalist’s coming-of-age in the ’70s, “Almost Famous,” lands pretty much intact in Broadway’s latest pedestrian film-to-stage adaptation. For those who love the 2000 semi-autobiographical film, this version provides almost a complete re-enactment of the original (via a book written by Crowe),…

Cameron Crowe’s stage version of his classic coming-of-age film is B-side the point.

The 48-year-old comedian will allegedly be reprising his role as band manager Dennis Hope at certain performances of the musical adaptation of “Almost Famous” on Broadway.

The hottest new musical to watch for is “Almost Famous,” which starts previews Oct. 3 at the Bernard B. Jacobs.