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Amandla Stenberg Sparkles at 'Dear Evan Hansen' Premiere with Ben Platt & More

Amandla Stenberg Sparkles at 'Dear Evan Hansen' Premiere with Ben Platt & More

Amandla Stenberg is dripping in diamonds at the premiere of Dear Evan Hansen held at Roy Thomsan Hall on Thursday evening (September 9) in Toronto, Ontario.

The 22-year-old actress stars in the expanded role of Alana Beck in the movie, which held it’s premiere on the first night of the Toronto International Film Festival!

Also hitting the red carpet were her co-stars Ben Platt, Colton Ryan, Nik Dodani, Julianne Moore and Danny Pino, as well as director Stephen Chbosky.

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Jordan Fisher Officially Announces He's Returning To 'Dear Evan Hansen' On Broadway!

Jordan Fisher Officially Announces He's Returning To 'Dear Evan Hansen' On Broadway!

It’s official – Jordan Fisher will be back on Broadway later this year!

The 27-year-old entertainer made the announcement on Good Morning America on Tuesday morning (June 1) in New York City.

Jordan appeared on the morning show with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen, where he announced he will reopen the show when it returns to the Great White Way in December. They also performed “You Will Be Found.”

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Ben Platt Is Responding to 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Criticism

Ben Platt Is Responding to 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Criticism

Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever & Amandla Stenberg Star In 'Dear Evan Hansen' Trailer

Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever & Amandla Stenberg Star In 'Dear Evan Hansen' Trailer

The trailer for the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie adaptation has arrived!

Ben Platt reprises his Tony Award-winning role as the title character in the film version of the hit Broadway show.

Stephen Chbosky directed the film, about an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age.

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Ben Platt & Kaitlyn Dever's 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Gets September Release Date

Ben Platt & Kaitlyn Dever's 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Gets September Release Date

The upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie adaptation has just been given a release date!

The film version will premiere in theaters on September 14th, Universal Pictures announced, via Deadline.

Ben Platt will be reprising the title role, for which he won a Tony award for.

Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Nik Dodani, Colton Ryan, Amy Adams and Julianne Moore also star.

Here’s a synopsis: “The story follows Evan Hansen, a high schooler with social anxiety. He 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 is directing the movie, with a script by Steven Levenson, who also wrote the book for the stage musical. The musical’s songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, along with Steven also serve as executive producers, as well as Ben‘s dad Marc Platt.

Atypical's Nik Dodani & Colton Ryan Cast In 'Dear Evan Hansen' Film

Atypical's Nik Dodani & Colton Ryan Cast In 'Dear Evan Hansen' Film

The Dear Evan Hansen cast is getting closer to being complete!

It was just announced that Atypical star Nik Dodani and Little Voice star Colton Ryan have joined the cast of the Broadway musical’s movie adaptation, Deadline reveals.

Nik will take on the role of Jared, Evan’s enterprising family friend. Colton will play Connor, a troubled high school senior who is a catalyst for the plot of the musical.

Colton is no stranger to the role of Connor in Dear Evan Hansen, as he was an understudy for the role in the original Broadway cast!

Nik can be seen in the upcoming second season of Trinkets on Netflix, while Colton stars in the first season of Sara Bareille‘s musical show Little Voice on Apple TV+.

In case you missed it, find out which actress was also just cast in a role in Dear Evan Hansen, and will also co-write a new, original song!

Amandla Stenberg Joins 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie, Will Sing New Original Song

Amandla Stenberg Joins 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie, Will Sing New Original Song

Amandla Stenberg will join the cast of the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie adaptation!

It was just announced that the 21-year-old actress is set to play Alana Beck, in an expanded role for the film version, Variety reports.

Amandla will also get to sing a new original song, which she is co-writing alongside the Broadway musical’s original songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Alana is a high school senior whose cheery façade and social-media savvy mask a deeper loneliness and isolation, and whose response to the death of a classmate ignites a movement.

Dear Evan Hansen follows a high schooler with social anxiety who gets caught up in a lie after the family of a classmate who committed suicide mistakes one of Hansen’s letters for their son’s suicide note.

Jordan Fisher was starring in the title role of Evan Hansen on Broadway just before the pandemic shut down the Great White Way.

Ben Platt will reprise the role of Evan for the film, which he originated on Broadway. Kaitlyn Dever is also in talks to join the cast as well!