Slumdog the Musical February 26, 2009 Will Christian Colson adapts the Oscar winning film the stage? The producers of Slumdog Millionaire are reportedly planning to adapt the Oscar winning film into a musical. The Hindustan Times reports producer Christian Colson is working on a stage musical of the film to raise funds for Mumbai’s slum kids. The profile of the film will remain high – we can’t assume attention on these children will drift away, Colson is quoted as telling The Times. Slumdog Millionaire won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, on Sunday night.