Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Watch the Trailer for “Dear Evan Hansen” Starring Ben Platt, in Theaters When Broadway Show Re-opens in September


The Tony winning Broadway hit, “Dear Evan Hansen” is a movie, and it opens in theaters on September 24th. That’s around the same time the live stage show returns to Broadway. How will that work? Will the movie help the Broadway production? We’ll find out.

“Dear Evan Hansen” features its original star, Ben Platt, but replaces the two key female roles with Hollywood heavyweights Julianne Moore and Amy Adams. Marc Platt is the main producer, he’s Ben’s dad, and also produced “La La Land,” which also had music from Ben Pasek and Justin Paul. The key here is to have a short last name that starts with a P. (Putin doesn’t work!)

Amandla Stenberg, from “The Hate U Give,” is also featured.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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