Phyllida Lloyd has signed on to make her feature directorial debut on the musical Mamma Mia! for Universal Pictures and Playtone.
The film is the big screen adaptation of the popular ABBA musical; Judy Craymer and Catherine Johnson, with Johnson writing the screenplay for the flick. It follows a bride-to-be raised on a Greek island by a formerly rebellious mom who never disclosed the identity of her father. The Hollywood Reporter adds she locates three men who might be her father and invites them to her wedding.
The musical features 22 ABBA songs, including Dancing Queen, Take a Chance on Me and The Winner Takes It All. Mamma Mia! has no current production schedule.