NETFLIX has announced the release of the upcoming musical, Tick, Tick…Boom!
The musical is based on Jonathan Larson’s semi-autobiographical Broadway musical of the same name.
Andrew Garfield in Tick, Tick…Boom![/caption]
Tick, Tick…Boom!: Who’s in the cast?
Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson
Andrew Garfield will play Jonathan Larson[/caption]
Andrew Garfield, who is best known for his work on Spider-Man, has been announced in the role of Jonathan Larson.
Larson is best known for creating the hit musical Rent. He died at age 35 in 1996.
Vanessa Hudgens as Karessa Johnson
Vanessa Hudgens will star in Tick, Tick…Boom![/caption]
Hudgens, who’s best known for appearing in the High School Musical franchise, will play Karessa Johnson in the film.
Alexandra Shipp as Susan
Alexandra Shipp has appeared in movies such as Love, Simon[/caption]
Shipp, who appeared in Love, Simon and X-Men: Apocalypse, will play Susan, Larson’s girlfriend in the movie.
Robin de Jesús as Michael
De Jesús who is a Tony Award nominee will play Michael, Larson’s friend in the film.
Bradley Whitford as Stephen Sondheim
Bradley Whitford will play legendary composer Stephen Sondheim[/caption]
Whitford, who’s known for roles in the Handmaid’s Tale and West Wing, will play composer Stephen Sondheim.
Other cast members include:
- Joshua Henry as Roger
- Judith Light as Rosa Stevens
- Joanna P. Adler as Molly
- Noah Robbins as Simon
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When will it premiere on Netflix?
On June 10, 2021, Netflix dropped the first trailer for Tick, Tick…Boom!
The streaming site announced that the film would be released in late 2021 on Netflix and in select theaters. It did not give an exact date.
Lin-Manuel Miranda directed the film.