‘The Humans’ Movie Adaptation Enlists Richard Jenkins, Amy Schumer, Steven Yeun, and More

/Film | 3/14/2019 | Ben Pearson
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Hollywood mega-producer Scott Rudin is one of the few people who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award (EGOT), and he’s arguably as well-known for his theater work as he is for his movies. Now he’s combining those two mediums and producing a film adaptation of the Broadway play The Humans, and he’s secured an excellent cast to star. Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water), Amy Schumer (Trainwreck), Steven Yeun (Burning, The Walking Dead), and more are on board. Keep reading to learn about the story and who else is involved.

In addition to Schumer, Yeun, and the Oscar-winning Jenkins, The Humans movie will star Beanie Feldstein, who’s picking up tons of acclaim for her performance in Booksmart following her breakout turn in Lady Bird. It’ll also star actress Jayne Houdyshell, who is reprising her role after winning a Tony during the Broadway run of the show.

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Rudin is a key figure in the theater world, where he’s been nominated for 42 Tonys and won 15 of them. One of the plays he produced was The Humans, a one-act production written by Stephen Karam that went on to win the Tony for Best Play in 2016. Now Deadline reports that a movie version is in the works,...
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