Netflix teases Lin Manuel Miranda's new musical feature 'Tick Tick Boom!'
LetsOTT Editorial Team -
Netflix dropped the official teaser of the Tony Award Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda debut feature directorial Tick Tick Boom! The film stars Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesús, Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry, MJ Rodriguez, Emmy Award winner Bradley Whitford, Tariq Trotter, with Emmy and Tony Award winner Judith Light, and Vanessa Hudgens.
Written by Tony Award Winner Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen) based on the original stage show by the late Rent creator Jonathan Larson, Tick Tick Boom! is set in 1990, and tells the story of Jon, an aspiring theatre composer who is waiting tables in New York City while writing Superbia - which he hopes will be the next great American musical and finally give him his big break. Jon is also feeling pressure from his girlfriend Susan, who is tired of continuing to put her life on hold for Jon’s career aspirations. Meanwhile, his best friend and roommate Michael, has given up on his creative aspirations for a high paying advertising job on Madison Avenue and is about to move out. As Jon approaches his 30th birthday, he is overcome with anxiety – wondering if his dream is worth the cost.
Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Julie Oh for Imagine Entertainment; and Lin-Manuel Miranda produce the feature. Netflix acquired worldwide rights to Imagine Entertainment’s film adaptation of Tick, Tick...Boom! back in June 2019.