Genre: Musical comedy
Director: Susan Stroman
Producers: Mel Brooks and Jonathan Sanger
Cast: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Will Ferrell, Uma Thurman, Andrea Martin, Debra Monk, Jon Lovitz
Synopsis: A scheming, ne'er-do-well theater producer and his meek accountant cook up an idea for a surefire Broadway flop as a way to bilk their investors. But their carefully laid plans go haywire when the show becomes an unexpected hit.
Story source: Based on the hit 2001 Broadway musical comedy written by Mel Brooks which, in turn, was based on Brooks' 1969 film of the same name.
Studio: Universal Pictures
Factoid: The Broadway version of "The Producers" won a record 12 Tony Awards. The first film version won Brooks an Oscar for best original screenplay.
Release date: Dec. 23, 2005
Running time: N/A
MPAA rating: N/A