Ben Platt stars as Evan Hansen within the filmed model of the favored Broadway musical, Dear Evan Hansen
The pandemic might have compelled film studios to shelve all their huge display hits for a 12 months, however we’re lastly a summer season stacked with new releases and yay for lastly getting again to film theaters and air-conditioning auditoriums and jumbo popcorn buckets swimming in a shower of vegetable oil! The hotly anticipated movie model of the favored Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen is hitting film theaters this fall and the trailer is lastly out.
Starring your friends-who-are-into-musicals‘-favorite-singer, Ben Platt, the actor is reprising the Tony-winning function he originated on Broadway, as an anxious and loner highschool child named Evan Hansen who will get wrapped up in a tragic miscommunication when his classmate dies by suicide.
Dear Evan Hansen tells the story of Evan Hansen, a shy child with psychological well being points, who on the request of his therapist, writes letters to himself. When one among his classmates, Connor Murphy, finds his letter and later dies by suicide, with Evan’s notice nonetheless in his pocket, the entire faculty assumes Evan and Connor had a extra important relationship than they really did, and Evan rolls with it. And primarily based on my response to the trailer alone, it appears designed to make you burst into tears.
Though the high-school set household drama is stuffed with, truthfully some darkish shit, the musical options shifting and instant-ear-worm songs like “You Will Be Found,” “Waving Through a Window” and “Sincerely, Me,” all written by Benji Pasek and Justin Paul, who wrote the music for La La Land and The Greatest Showman, and don’t act such as you didn’t hum the music to The Greatest Showman for like a 12 months afterward.
The film additionally stars queens Amy Adams and Julianne Moore, alongside proficient Gen Z queens Amandla Stenberg and Kaitlyn Dever.
Unfortunately, the web is roasting King Ben Platt for not trying like a highschool scholar within the trailer (he’s 27).
i obtained a message in regards to the pricey evan hansen trailer whereas watching it and wished to be like “haha i’m watching too” and that i by accident obtained one of the best fucking screenshot conceivable pic.twitter.com/CdoJ9M6RHn
— ali sousa ✨ (@alisousa4) May 18, 2021
Ben Platt is unrecognizable in first pictures of the Dear Evan Hansen film pic.twitter.com/boa46u2L6s
— Erik Anderson (@awards_watch) May 18, 2021
— Jason Tinney (@jtinneydance) May 18, 2021
To be honest, those self same individuals would complain in the event that they changed Platt with some film star with a lesser voice and I’m sorry, however you don’t disrespect my boy, voice of an angel, Ben Platt like that. Also, Platt and the movie’s director Stephen Chbosky know that you simply assume he’s slightly too outdated, and fairly frankly, they don’t care.
“You just have to hear him sing the songs,” Chbosky instructed Vanity Fair. “His understanding of the character is so complete and so profound. I couldn’t imagine anybody else playing it. It’s his part. I felt very strongly about it. And to me it was never even a consideration.”
Dear Evan Hansen opened on Broadway in December 2016 and have become a “hot” musical like Hamilton and In The Heights, one other musical that just lately obtained the cinema remedy and opens in film theaters and on HBO Max subsequent month. Dear Evan Hansen took residence six Tony Awards and a Grammy.
Dear Evan Hansen is premiering in theaters on September 24, 2021 and for many who aren’t able to enterprise out to your native AMC once more, it is going to seem on Video-On-Demand 17 days later.