Songwriter producers The Matrix (Avril Lavigne, Shakira), James Poyser (Erykah Badu, Jill Scott) and Damon Elliott (Destiny's Child, Gwen Stefani) have been tapped to write and produce new music for the new film adaptation of "Fame." Produced by Lakeshore Entertainment and MGM, the film will also include songs from the original production as well as a contemporized cover of its Academy Award-winning title track. "Fame" is being directed by choreographer Kevin Tancharoen.

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