Colton Ryan’s journey with Dear Evan Hansen comes full circle
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 watchful, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and ruthlessnes of the social-media age.
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Chbosky( The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder ), the movie is written for the screen by the show’s Tony winner Steven Levenson with music and poetics 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 chants, includes the iconic psalm “You Will find information, ” “Waving Through a Window, ” “For Forever” and “Words Fail, ” Dear Evan Hansen stars 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 Legion ).
Dear Evan Hansen is produced by Marc Platt( La La Land, Into the Woods, Mary Poppins Returns) and Adam Siegel( 2 Guns, Drive ), and is manager produced by Michael Bederman, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Universal Pictures will circulate the cinema in all regions.
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