After grossing more than a billion dollars worldwide as a stage production, some fans are understandably skeptical about the choice to bring the musical to the big screen -- especially with Clint Eastwood directing -- but ET is breaking down why the decision makes sense.
While the songs of Jersey Boys are good, clean fun, there is a darker side to the story, which is where Clint Eastwood comes in. The four-time Oscar winner is a master at grit, which will come in handy with the mob plotlines.
Something fans might not know about Clint -- he's a world-class musician!
The 83-year-old veteran actor even had a music scoring stage named after him on the Warner Bros.' lot.