The cast of "Cher Evan Hansen"
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Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen is fast becoming a feature film, according to Deadline. Tony's winners, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, sold the rights to the musical to Universal Pictures, Marc Platt and Adam Siegel producing through Marc Platt Productions.
Dear Evan HansenThe screenwriter of the book, Steven Levenson, is about to write the screenplay for the film and executive products alongside Pasek and Paul. Stephen Chbosky, known for presenting musicals leasing and The beauty and the Beast to life, is in conversations to lead.
The current cast of Broadway Dear Evan Hansen is led by Taylor Trench, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Michael Park, Lisa Brescia, Best Phoenix, Sky Lakota-Lynch, Alex Boniello and Mallory Bechtel.
Release date and casting for the upcoming movie.