The streaming giant Netflix is bringing the much-awaited The Prom for us to enjoy. Ryan Murphy, who is the executive producer of the show, shared a first-look photo of the “icon-packed” group on Instagram. He had earlier on the weekend revealed that American Horror Story Season 10 filming has been resumed.
Netflix’s The Prom is an adaptation of the Broadway show of the same name. The cast of the film includes Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Awkwafina and Keegan-Michael Key. Originally Ariana Grande was roped in however, she has been replaced by Ariana Debose.
Murphy, who posted a picture of the cast on Instagram, announced that the movie would be arriving around Christmas. He also captioned it that reads, “Meet the incredible icon-packed cast of Netflix’s The Prom. A group of true troopers who buckled up and finished shooting during COVID so we could give everybody an inspirational aspirational story that we all need right now. Christmas is right around the corner…”
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According to E!online, the film The Prom narrates the story of a group of actors (Kidman, Rannells, Streep and Corden) who decide to reinvigorate their careers with a public relations stunt. The actors help out a teen in Indiana after prom is cancelled at a time when she tries to bring her date.
The original cast of the Broadway musical The Prom includes Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber, Michael Potts, Angie Schworer, Courtenay Collins and Josh Lamon. The two girlfriends’ role was played by Broadway’s Caitlin Kinnunen and Isabelle McCalla, reports Deadline.
The publication also revealed that the Broadway musical was played during a Prom performance at the 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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