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Lola Kirke & Ben Platt in Official Trailer for Indie 'Broken Diamonds'

"Your sister didn't ruin your life, her illness did." FilmRise has unveiled an official trailer for an indie film titled Broken Diamonds, the latest from filmmaker Peter Sattler, his second feature following his debut Camp X-Ray with Kristen Stewart. It just premiered at this year's Santa Barbara Film Festival a few months ago. In the wake of his father's death, a young writer sees his dream of moving to Paris put in jeopardy when he's forced to temporarily take in his wildly unpredictable, ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Paris, Santa Barbara Film Festival, Kristen Stewart, Filmrise, Indies, Peter Sattler, Lola Kirke, Peter Benson, Ben Platt, To Watch, Yvette Nicole Brown Alphonso McAuley Lynda Boyd, Lola Kirke Ben Platt

The Morning Watch: ‘Cruella’ Scene Breakdown, Adam Savage’s ‘Mandalorian’ Beskar Spear Prop Replica & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, listen as director Craig Gillespie breaks down the scene where Emma Stone takes on the form of the titular character in Disney’s Cruella. Plus, check out Adam Savage‘s Beskar spear prop replica inspired by T...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, New York Times, Emma-Stone, Adam Savage, Pete Davidson, Ted Danson, Ed Helms, Cruella de Vil, Craig Gillespie, Ben Platt, Horace, Cruella, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day

The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide To Kid Culture: How Old Is Evan Hansen Again?

Last week’s 0ut-of-touch guide touched on heavy internet darkness, so this week we’re keeping it light as a flyweight boxer trying to make his weight class. Nothing more serious than eating pasta, pestering squirrels, zombies taking over Las Vegas, and the oldest “teenager” since Dick Clark went to the bandstand in…Read more...
Tags: Musicians, Las Vegas, Demi Lovato, Lifehacks, Man Of Steel, Elvis, Steve, Entertainers, Zombie, Mark Rober, Marcella Hazan, Claire, Dick Clark, Zack Snyder, EVAN HANSEN, Ben Platt

20th Century’s Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Pic Heads to Amazon

Amazon Studios has successfully acquired the worldwide distribution rights to 20th Century Studios‘ film adaptation of the hit West End musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Originally scheduled for a 2021 theatrical release, the film has now been slated to make its debut on September 17, 2021, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has quickly become one of the most beloved musicals of recent years,” Head of Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke said in a statement. “J...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Sheffield, Streaming, Sharon Horgan, Lancashire, Jamie, Amazon Prime Video, Frankie Goes, Arnon Milchan, Amazon Studios, Horgan

Ben Platt Hits Back At ‘Randos Being Jerks’ Who Feel He’s Too Old For ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

The actor urged critics to check out "Grease" before criticizing the decision to preserve his performance on film.
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Dear Evan Hansen’s Ben Platt Responds To Jabs About His Age After Trailer Opposite Kaitlyn Dever

Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt responded to jabs about his age in now-deleted Tweet
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Ben Platt Calls Out ‘Randos Being Jerks’ About His Age in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Trailer

Ben Platt is many things: a Tony-winning actor who perfected the art of snot-crying onstage and a songwriter whose talents extend to catchy Yom Kippur jingles. What Platt is not, as many on Twitter were quick to point out after the trailer for “Dear Evan Hansen” debuted, is a high school student. And yet, the […]
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Beast: Universal Pictures Sets Idris Elba Thriller for August 2022

Universal Pictures has set the release date for Idris Elba’s (Luther, Beasts of No Nation, The Suicide Squad) upcoming survival thriller Beast for Friday, August 19, 2022. The movie will open a week after Universal’s rom-com Bros and a currently untitled Disney live-action feature. RELATED: Idris Elba to Star in Warner Bros. Action Film Stay Frosty Sometimes the rustle in the bushes actually is a monster. Golden Globe winner Idris Elba stars in a pulse-pounding new thriller about a father and h...
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The "Dear Evan Hansen" Trailer Just Dropped, Featuring A Very 27-Year-Old Ben Platt

Platt is certainly not the first adult to play a teenager onscreen, nor is he the first to look his age while doing it.
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Trailer Has Fans Questioning Ben Platt’s New Hair

The Tony winner's mane appears to have been, um, upgraded for the movie.
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Watch Ben Platt reprise his role as Evan Hansen in 'Dear Evan Hansen' trailer

The first trailer for "Dear Evan Hansen" was released Tuesday and is set to the tune of star Ben Platt's "You Will Be Found"        [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Trailer: Ben Platt Brings the Tony-Winning Musical to the Big Screen

Dear Evan Hansen has made it to the big screen. A musical sensation when it debuted on Broadway in 2015, the Tony-winning musical now gets the feature film treatment with original star Ben Platt back in his blue polo, and looking a little rough for a teenager. Watch the Dear Evan Hansen trailer below. Dear Evan Hansen Trailer Directed by Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder), Dear Evan Hansen follows a teenage boy with social anxiety (Platt) who is tasked with writin...
Tags: Movies, Stage, Broadway, Universal, Movie Trailers, Musical, Platt, Tony, Marc Platt, Justin Paul, Benj Pasek Justin Paul, EVAN HANSEN, Steven Levenson, Ben Platt, La La Land, Tony Grammy

Dear Evan Hansen Trailer Teases Universal’s Ben Platt-Led Musical Drama

Universal Pictures has released the official Dear Evan Hansen trailer for their  forthcoming film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, featuring Ben Platt as he reprises his Tony-winning titular role. The film, which is scheduled to arrive in theaters on September 24, will center around an isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age. The video also features a snippet of Platt’s film version of “You Will Be Found,” which...
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First Trailer for Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Starring Ben Platt

"A lot of people feel like us." Universal has revealed the first official trailer for the feature film adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen, a Tony-award winning musical that was a major success on Broadway, after first premiering in 2015. The story follows an anxious, isolated high school senior aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the "social media age" following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Ben Platt returns from the original stage musical to star as Evan H...
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Dear Evan Hansen Trailer: Ben Platt And Kaitlyn Dever's Movie Musical Looks Like A Tear-Jerker

The hit Broadway musical has been made into a movie, with Ben Platt reprising his role.
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’: Watch the First Trailer for the Ben Platt Musical Movie

Universal has released the first trailer for the “Dear Evan Hansen” movie, premiering in theaters on Sept. 24. Ben Platt returns in his Tony-winning titular role in the big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical hit created by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. “Dear Evan Hansen” follows Evan Hansen, an anxious and isolated high school student […]
Tags: News, Universal, Tony, Benj Pasek, EVAN HANSEN, Ben Platt, Stephen Chbosky, Dear Evan Hansen, Justin Paul Dear Evan Hansen

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Movie Will Open in Theaters This Year

Here’s something slightly unexpected: Universal plans to open their Dear Evan Hansen movie in theaters this year. The movie adapted from the hit Broadway musical started shooting last September and supposedly wrapped in December. That itself isn’t news, per se, but movie release dates are in a weird place right now as everyone waits to see what’s going to happen with the COVID-19 situation. Up until now, Dear Evan Hansen had no release date in place, but today, Universal revealed they’re moving...
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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Movie Coming to Theaters This Year

Musical theater aficionados, Sept. 24 is going to be a good day and here’s why: Universal is debuting the movie adaptation of “Dear Evan Hansen” in theaters. Ben Platt is reprising his Tony-winning role as the title character in “Dear Evan Hansen,” a cinematic retelling of the popular Broadway musical created by Benj Pasek and […]
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Universal Pictures’ Dear Evan Hansen Sets Release for September 2021

Universal Pictures’ Dear Evan Hansen Sets Release for September 2021 Universal Pictures’ Dear Evan Hansen will open wide on Friday, September 24, 2021, against Searchlight Pictures’ The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Warner Bros.’ The Many Saints of Newark, and Paramount Pictures’ My Little Pony movie. The studio also announced it will be released an untitled Universal Event Film on September 16, 2022. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {}; PB.gptSta...
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Adam Mersel Brings Immersive Records Label to Interscope Geffen A&M; TikTok Star LILHUDDY Is First Signing (EXCLUSIVE)

Music manager Adam Mersel has brought his Immersive Records label to Interscope Geffen A&M (IGA). First to join the Immersive/Geffen roster is TikTok star LILHUDDY (aka Chase Hudson). The Los Angeles-based Mersel will continue to manage actor and singer Ben Platt. “Adam is a rising executive star with great taste and a remarkably intuitive business […]
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Episode #68: Our Favorite TV + Movies of 2020

In this week’s episode, we’re chatting about our favorite TV and movies of 2020 (mostly TV!). You can stream the episode here on the blog or on  iTunes ,  Spotify ,  Google Play ,  TuneIn ,  Pocket Casts , and  Stitcher . You can find the podcast posts archive here . Big thanks to our sponsors for supporting our podcast! Be sure to check out the offers from Leahlani, Issuu and Ember this week. xoxo!   Show Notes: This episode may contain spoilers (small ones, in my opinion, but this is yo...
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Ben Platt Reveals His Bout With COVID-19 And How He Made A Full Recovery

Actor Ben Platt took to Twitter to reveal that he suffered through a bout of COVID-19 early this year in March. The Tony Award-winning...
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Ben Platt reveals he contracted COVID-19 in March

The Broadway star added that he “made a full recovery.”
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Ben Platt Says He Had COVID-19 in March

Ben Platt has revealed that he was diagnosed with COVID-19 several months ago.
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Singer-Songwriter Liz Kate Cast in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Movie

The cast of Universal’s “Dear Even Hansen” is getting bigger, with singer-songwriter Liz Kate joining the cast of the Broadway adaptation. Amy Adams, Kaitlyn Dever and Amanda Stenberg are among the big names expected to join Tony-award winner Ben Platt in the big screen-adaptation. Platt has been expected to reprise the title role, after winning […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Platt, Tony, Hansen, EVAN HANSEN, Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen, Amanda Stenberg, Liz Kate Cast, Liz Kate, Amy Adams Kaitlyn Dever

Camila Cabello, John Legend, Yungblud Among Nominees for LiveXLive’s Lockdown Awards

Camila Cabello, John Legend, Yungblud and Ben Platt lead this year’s nominations for the Lockdown Awards, presented by LiveXLive, with three nods each. Andrea Bocelli, Chris Martin and Cynthia Erivo also round out the top honors with three nominations. On Tuesday, LiveXLive Media announced the nominees for its Dec. 11 quarantine-based music award show, which […]
Tags: News, John Legend, Cynthia Erivo, Ben Platt, Camila Cabello, Yungblud, LiveXLive, LiveXLive Media, The Lockdown Awards, Camila Cabello John Legend Yungblud, Andrea Bocelli Chris Martin

Trump's positive COVID test shines a light on the president's pandemic failures. It also shows Americans how we can make our country stronger.

President Donald Trump leaves the White House for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on the South Lawn of the White House on October 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images While we can acknowledge President Trump's failures to take the coronavirus seriously, we should all wish him well and hope for his recovery. Americans should aim to rise above the divisions created by the president and others and strive to create a more unified, stronger country. Michael Gordon i...
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘Father of the Bride Part III (ish)’ Is a Charming But Contrived Beacon of Light in a Weary World

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Father of the Bride Part III (ish) Where You Can Stream It: Netflix’s YouTube The Pitch: This week, Netflix surprised everybody with the debut of a mini-sequel to the 1991 remake of Father of the Bride and the baby blossoming sequel that followed four years later. It’s been 25 years since we spent time with the Banks family, an...
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Watch: Nancy Meyers' 'Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)' from Netflix

"I need to see my family in person, and not on a screen!" Netflix has debuted a homemade comedy sequel to the Father of the Bride movies. This one is titled Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish), since it's not really a full-length feature film - and you can watch it for free below. This 30-min short was made entirely on Zoom and is presented as a family get-together with everyone – there's a big surprise, too. The entire family from the two movies is back: Steven Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly W...
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