'Dear Evan Hansen' movie to hit theatres in September

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Los Angeles, Jan 30 (PTI) The big screen adaptation of Tony-winning Broadway musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' will release on September 24.

Actor Ben Platt is reprising his Tony-winning titular role alongside Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Colton Ryan, Nik Dodani, DeMarius Copes and Danny Pino.

According to Variety, the story follows Evan Hansen (Platt), a high schooler with social anxiety who unintentionally gets caught up in a lie after the family of a classmate who died by suicide mistakes one of Hansen’s letters for their son’s suicide note.

Stephen Chbosky has directed the movie from a script by Steven Levenson, who also wrote the book for the stage musical.

Marc Platt and Adam Siegel are producing the film via their Universal-based Marc Platt Productions. PTI SHD SHD