Dear Evan Hansen from Universal Pictures released for September 2021
Universal Pictures’ Dear Evan Hansen will open wide against Searchlight Pictures on Friday, September 24, 2021. ‘ Tammy Faye’s eyes‘Warner Bros.’ The many saints of Newarkand Paramount Pictures’ My little Pony Movie. The studio also announced that an untitled Universal Event movie will be released on September 16, 2022.
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The jaw-dropping, generational Broadway phenomenon turns into a breakneck cinematic event as Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt repeats his role as a fearful, isolated high schooler caught amid the chaos and cruelty of social media -The age strives for understanding and belonging.
Directed by the renowned filmmaker Stephen Chbosky (The perks of Being a Wallflower, wonder) the film will be directed by the show’s Tony winner Steven Levenson, with music and lyrics from the Oscar, Grammy, and Tony award-winning songwriting teams of Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (La La Land, The greatest showman).
With Grammy-winning songs including the legendary anthem “You Will Be Found”, “Waving Through a Window”, “For Forever” and “Words Fail”. Dear Evan Hansen Star six-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams, Oscar winner Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever (Bookmaker), Stenberg Power (The hate you give), Colton Ryan (Apple TV +) Little voice), Nik Dodani (Netflix Atypical), DeMarius Copes (Broadway’s Mean girls) and Danny Pino (NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit).
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Dear Evan Hansen is produced by Marc Platt (La La Land, In the forest, Mary Poppins returns) and Adam Siegel (2 pistols, journey) and is produced by Michael Bederman, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Universal Pictures will distribute the film in all territories.
(Photo by Theo Wargo / Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)