Amy Adams joins ‘Pricey Evan Hansen’ movie adaptation

Amy Adams has joined the solid of Common Footage’ “Pricey Evan Hansen” and may portray Cynthia Murphy, mother of the characters Connor and Zoe Murphy.

“Pricey Evan Hansen,” a Tony-winning musical, opened on Broadway in 2016. The story follows a extreme schooler with social anxiousness who will get caught up in a lie after Connor Murphy’shousehold errors one amongst Hansen’s letters for his or her son’s suicide bear in mind. Kaitlyn Dever has been cast throughout the perform of Zoe Murphy.

Common acquired the attribute movie rights in late 2018. Stephen Chbosky (“Marvel”) will direct from a script by Steven Levenson, who wrote the e book for the stage musical. Marc Platt (“La La Land”) and Adam Siegel will produce for his or her Common-based Marc Platt Productions. Ben Platt, who originated the half and acquired a Tony for his effectivity, is predicted to reprise the title perform. He’s the son of Marc Platt.

Common launched ultimate week that Amandla Stenberg will appear as highschool senior Alana — in an expanded perform from the stage manufacturing — and may perform a tune throughout the movie.

Adams will subsequent be seen throughout the upcoming “Hillbilly Elegy” and “The Lady throughout the Window.” She’s been nominated for Oscars for “Junebug,” “Doubt,” “The Fighter,” “The Grasp,” “American Hustle” and “Vice.”

Common’s senior vice chairman of producing Sara Scott and director of progress Lexi Barta will oversee manufacturing on behalf of the studio. Adams is represented by WME, Linden Leisure and Sloane, Supply, Weber and Dern. The info was first reported by Deadline.



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