has inspired everything from a questionable sequel to costumes to . Now, it seems we can add “a prequel” to that list — that Aladdin screenwriter John August is writing a prequel to the 1978 musical called Summer Loving. Oh boy.
The film takes its plot from the Grease song “Summer Nights,” which details the brief but romantic fling between and Olivia Newton-John’s characters, Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson, before they unexpectedly end up at the same high school together in the Fall. If you somehow have gotten through life without hearing the song or watching the iconic musical, the tune describes Danny and Sandy’s versions of the Summer as they tell their friends about how they met (“Summer loving had me a