Ryan Murphy’s ‘Prom’ Movie For Netflix Will Star Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Awkwafina and More

/Film | 6/25/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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Ryan Murphy‘s big Netflix deal is attracting big talent. Murphy is going to direct and produce a Prom movie, adapted from the Tony-nominated stage musical, and he’s lined-up an impressive cast to pull it off. Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Ariana Grande, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key, James Corden and Andrew Rannells will all have “key roles” in the Netflix film about fading Broadway stars trying to rehabilitate their careers.

Deadline broke the news about the Prom movie, and its jaw-dropping cast. Murphy will likely start shooting the film this December, while Netflix plans to release it for fall 2020, which will put it smack-dab in the middle of awards season. Netflix will screen the film in theaters before they add it to their streaming service, because that’s how the game is played.

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The stage musical, titled The Prom, follows “four fading Broadway stars are in desperate need of a new stage,” and debuted at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia in 2016 before premiering on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre in October 2018. A national tour will kick-off February 2021 in Providence, Rhode Island.

In Murphy’s Prom film:

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