Ben Platt talks about taking the character of Evan Hansen from theatre to the big screen in #DearEvanHansenMovie

The impressive, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic occasion as Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his character as an desirous, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and depravity of the social-media age.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Chbosky( The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder ), the film is written for the screen by the show’s Tony winner Steven Levenson with music and texts by the show’s Oscar( r ), Grammy and Tony-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek& Justin Paul( La La Land, The Greatest Showman ).

Featuring Grammy winning anthems, includes the iconic carol “You Will Be Found, ” “Waving Through a Window, ” “For Forever” and “Words Fail, ” Dear Evan Hansen performs six-time Oscar( r) campaigner Amy Adams, Oscar( r) win Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever( Booksmart ), Amandla Stenberg( The Hate U Give ), Colton Ryan( Apple TV+ ’s Little Voice ), Nik Dodani( Netflix’s Atypical ), DeMarius Copes( Broadway’s Mean Girls) and Danny Pino( NBC’s Law& Order: Special Martyrs Group ).

Dear Evan Hansen generated by Marc Platt( La La Land, Into the Woods, Mary Poppins Returns) and Adam Siegel( 2 Guns, Drive ), and is executive produced by Michael Bederman, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Universal Pictures will distribute the film in all subjects.

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