According to Deadline, Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story) is set to direct and produce a feature adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom.
The musical will star Meryl Streep alongside James Corden, Nicole Kidman, and Ariana Grande. Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key, and Andrew Rannells are also said to be playing key roles.
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The Prom follows four “long-ago” famous Broadway actors who travel to the fictional conservative town of Edgewater, Indiana after reading about a lesbian student who was not allowed to bring her girlfriend to her prom. They go under the guise of helping the girl, although they also just kind of want to be relevant again.
The Prom is set to start production in December and is aiming for a fall 2020 release just in time for awards season.
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