Ben Platt Archives

CinemaCon: Universal Drops 1st Look At Jurassic World: Dominion & More
Credit: Universal Pictures Since then, we've had time to re-evaluate some of the flaws of the musical: a trite tale that "the truth comes out in the end" and where the main character is maybe a bit of a sociopath? So could a filmed version with the original Evan Hansen, Ben Platt, and a completely stacked[...]
The Politician: Season 2 | Official Trailer | Netflix
Ryan Murphy's Netflix series The Politician is getting ready to hit the campaign trail starting this Friday, June 19, and now viewers are getting a look at the next rung on Payton Hobart's (Ben Platt) political ladder towards the U.S presidency with the returning series' official trailer As we saw in last season's time jump,[...]
Dear Evan Hansen Film In The Works, Kaitlyn Dever Eyed To Star
The smash-hit musical will see stage star Ben Platt return to his role, with Stephen Chbosky (Wonder) directing the adaptation The music and lyrics are by Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul from their work on the stage hit Booksmart and Unbelievable star Kaitlyn Dever is in talks to join the cast as well, as reported on by[...]
Did Ryan Murphy Just Talk Himself Into Shooting A New Glee Pilot?
While showing Lea Michele, Ben Platt, and Beanie Feldstein some well-deserved love and respect, Murphy sets up a series outline that had our eyebrow arched with interest Just in case Murphy is taking an unofficial vote, count us in as a major "YES" when it comes to that The next part is where the "fun"[...]
'The Politician': Bette Midler, Judith Light Join Ryan Murphy's Netflix Political Comedy
Leave it to Ryan Murphy to never let a moment to break some news go to waste, announcing at PaleyFest's Pose panel that Bette Midler (Hocus Pocus) and Judith Light (Queen America) are joining the campaign trail for Netflix political comedy The Politician, premiering on the streaming service September 27. CBS/Facebook Watch The American Horror Story co-creator write, showruns,[...]
'The Politician': Ryan Murphy's Political Comedy Hits Netflix Campaign Trail in September
While most political seasons can get a little quiet between election cycles (though not lately), Ryan Murphy and series lead Ben Platt hope viewers comes out to vote with their eyeballs when political comedy The Politician premieres on Netflix on September 27 The American Horror Story co-creator will write, showrun, and executive produce the one-hour[...]
The Politician: Dylan McDermott, January Jones Join Ryan Murphy Netflix Series
McDermott and Jones join a cast that includes Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen), Zoey Deutch (Set It Up), Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody), Laura Dreyfuss (Dear Evan Hansen), and Rahne Jones (Godspell); with Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love) and Jessica Lange (American Horror Story) expected to join the upcoming hour-long comedy series. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Dylan McDermott lets us know January Jones will[...]
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Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Ryan Murphy's campaign for Netflix's The Politician has picked up four more supporters, with Zoey Deutch (Set It Up), Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody), Laura Dreyfuss (Dear Evan Hansen), and Rahne Jones (Godspell) joining Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen), Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love), and Barbra Streisand (Yentl) on the upcoming hour-long comedy[...]
Gwyneth Paltrow and Barbra Streisand
Created by frequent collaborators Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, the series has received a two-season straight-to-series order and is set to star Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hanson); with Oscar winners Barbra Streisand and Gwyneth Paltrow in negotiations to join the project. Though no specific details on the series have been formally released, Deadline Hollywood also reports[...]