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This has been a big week for Pretty Woman fans—so, basically everyone. The street-walking romantic comedy turned 25 on Monday, and the cast celebrated the milestone by reuniting on Today and sharing secrets from the set.

Those who were left wanting more Vivian Ward after this Pretty Woman resurgence are in luck. On Tuesday, director Garry Marshall confirmed to PEOPLE that the movie is being transformed into a Broadway musical.

While this new Pretty Woman project is just getting started, it's hard not to ponder which actress will be tapped to fill Julia Roberts’s thigh-high boots or who will take over for Richard Gere.

Looking at all the musically gifted celebrities Hollywood has to offer, here are our choices for who should embark upon the Great White Way and turn this story into a Broadway success.