Ben Platt & Julianne Moore Bring the Broadway Hit to the Big Screen

The primary trailer for Dear Evan Hansen has been launched. Common Footage has tailored the massive Broadway hit into what they describe as a “hovering cinematic occasion.” Tony, Grammy and Emmy winner Ben Platt leads the way in which, reprising his position as an anxious, remoted highschool child. As we are able to see from the trailer, the title character, in his quest for belonging, finds himself within the midst of a fancy lie that adjustments his life.

The trailer sees Evan Hansen, as portrayed by Ben Platt, writing letters to himself. A classmate, who he doesn’t seem like shut with, named Connor Murphy, winds up getting his palms on one among these letters. Quickly after, it’s revealed that Connor took his personal life and had the letter on him when he died. This leads Connor’s household to imagine that it was a suicide notice and that he and Evan have been shut pals. Thus begins a really difficult and emotional journey for Evan and people round him.

Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Marvel) is in the director’s chair. Steven Levenson, who received a Tony for his work on Pricey Evan Hansen, tailored the script for the forthcoming film. The Oscar, Grammy and Tony-winning songwriting staff of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Biggest Showman) additionally contributed music and lyrics for the film. The solid additionally contains Amy Adams (Arrival, Man of Metal), Julianne Moore (Nonetheless Alice, Loopy Silly Love), Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart, Final Man Standing), Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give, The Darkest Minds), Colton Ryan (Little Voice, Uncle Frank), Nik Dodani (Atypical, Escape Room), DeMarius Copes (Imply Ladies, Dwelling the Dream) and Danny Pino (Regulation & Order: Particular Victims Unit, Chilly Case).

Dear Evan Hansen poster

Marc Platt and Adam Siegel are on board as producers. Michael Bederman, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul function government producers. Throughout its run on Broadway, Pricey Evan Hansen grew to become a smash hit, successful six Tony Awards, together with Greatest Musical. Ben Platt additionally received Greatest Actor. The album that includes the Broadway solid was additionally a success in its personal proper, successful a Grammy for Greatest Musical Theatre Album. A number of the songs embody You Will Be Discovered, Waving Via a Window, For Without end and Phrases Fai l.

On paper, the studio has each cause to suppose this could possibly be an enormous hit. An acclaimed musical. An A-list solid. Huge-name expertise behind the scenes. Nevertheless, that is additionally the identical studio that had the very same components for its adaptation of Cats, and that proved to be one of many largest bombs in latest reminiscence. At this stage, it is onerous to foretell which facet of the road this one will fall on. However the excellent news is film theaters have seen an uptick in enterprise in latest months and by the autumn, issues must be much better off. Pricey Evan Hansen is ready to hit theaters on September 24 from Universal Pictutres. You’ll want to try the brand new trailer for your self.

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