Directed via Stephen Chbosky, the film hits theaters this September.
“Dear Evan Hansen,” the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from 2015, is in any case coming to the massive display with a brand new movie directed via Stephen Chbosky. Sure, it’s that Stephen Chbosky, creator of the liked younger grownup novel “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and director of its movie adaptation. (He additionally prior to now directed “Surprise” and wrote the live-action “Attractiveness and the Beast” replace.) This Common Photos adaptation options the unique musical’s celebrity, Ben Platt, who received Best possible Actor in a Musical on the Tonys for his efficiency within the play.
Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Platt (gunning for that EGOT) reprises his position as an apprehensive, remoted prime schooler aching for figuring out and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social media age. The movie is written for the display via the display’s Tony winner Steven Levenson with track and lyrics via the display’s Oscar-, Grammy-, and Tony-winning songwriting staff of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“L. a. L. a. Land,” “The Biggest Showman”).
That includes Grammy-winning songs, together with the enduring anthem “You Will Be Discovered,” in addition to “Waving Via a Window,” “For Perpetually,” and “Phrases Fail,” “Expensive Evan Hansen” stars six-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams (maximum not too long ago observed in Netflix’s divisive voyeur mystery “The Lady within the Window”), Academy Award winner Julianne Moore (additionally observed in “The Lady within the Window”), Kaitlyn Dever (“Booksmart”), Amandla Stenberg (“The Hate U Give”), Colton Ryan (Apple TV+’s “Little Voice”), Nik Dodani (Netflix’s “Ordinary”), DeMarius Copes (Broadway’s “Imply Women”), and Danny Pino (NBC’s “Regulation & Order: Particular Sufferers Unit”).
Since world-premiering in Washington, DC in July 2015, the musical has spun each on- and off-Broadway productions. Its different Tony Award wins come with Best possible Musical, Best possible E-book of a Musical, Best possible Unique Ranking, and Best possible Efficiency via an Actress in a Featured Function in a Musical (for Rachel Bay Jones, within the position right here being performed via Julianne Moore).
“Expensive Evan Hansen” is produced via Marc Platt (“L. a. L. a. Land,” “Into the Woods,” “Mary Poppins Returns,” and in addition the daddy of celebrity Ben Platt) and Adam Siegel (“2 Weapons,” “Force”), and is executive-produced via Michael Bederman, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul. Common Photos will distribute the movie in all territories.
The movie opens most effective in theaters on September 24. Watch the trailer underneath.