Music haters just keep losing this year, and music lovers have another movie to get excited about. The next one Lynn-Manuel Miranda project was unveiled on the day of the release of the long-awaited and celebrated musical film In the heights. Adapted from the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the creator of Rent,, is coming tick, tick … BOOM!, featuring award winner Tony Andrew Garfield. Miranda, Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony Award winner, known for composing soundtracks for musicals such as Hamilton and Moana, Will is making his directorial debut in the upcoming film.
Garfield plays John, a young theater composer who earned his money in the waiting room of a New York restaurant in 1990. As time went on, he felt pressured to create the next great American musical. Larson achieved his goal by creating a hit on Broadway Rent, before his sudden death in 1996
Tick, tick, BOOM! Alexandra Ship will also participate (X-Men: Apocalypse), Robin de Jesus (Camp), Joshua Henry, MJ Rodriguez (Pose), Bradley Whitford, Tariq Trotter, Judith Light and High school musicalVanessa Hudgens. Stephen Levenson joins as a writer of tick, tick, BOOM! together with Larson. Levenson is currently working on the film adaptation of the musical Dear Evan Hansen, starring Ben Platt, who will appear later this year.
Tick, tick, BOOM! joins a multitude Broadway musicals released this year, including the one mentioned earlier In the heights and Dear Evan Hansen. The latest film adaptation of West Side Story is on the road, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Ansel Elgort. Amazon Prime Video took the movie adaptation for Everyone is talking about Jamie, set to hit the streamer in September. Emmy winner Peter Dinklage and Hailey Bennett will star in the musical adaptation of Edmund Rostand’s MGM Cyrano de Bergerac, will Joe Wright as a director.
Tick, tick, BOOM! will premiere on Netflix in the fall.