Today is the birthday of Andrew Garfield! The actor, who celebrates his 38 years, has starred in dozens of films that have marked the industry and that will remain in the memory of moviegoers forever. He topped tapes like The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man and Breathe. But, despite having a list of successes in his career, Garfield is not stagnating and is already preparing to release his next project in Netflix: Tick, Tick… Boom!
For fans of the musicals, this movie is one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Is that your address will be in charge of nothing less than Lin-Manuel Miranda, figure of Broadway who carried out big bets like Hamilton O In the Heights and that he was responsible for the music of, for example, Moana. In this way, he will make his first job as a film director to make Andrew Garfield shine.
What is the next Andrew Garfield movie about?
Tick, Tick… Boom! will function as an autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the playwright also creator of Rent. In the 90s, when he was barely 30 years old, he began to include themes in his works that until then were quite avoided: homophobia, addiction and multiculturalism. At the height of his career, Larson died of an aortic aneurysm.
This year, Andrew Garfield will step into Jon’s shoes to tell of his life in New York when he was trying to get his name to gain recognition on Broadway. The young composer in his beginnings worked in a restaurant in the city. The official synopsis describes: “With the clock ticking, Jon finds himself at a crossroads and faced with the question everyone needs to consider: What are we supposed to do with the time we have?”.
Although the premiere date is not confirmed, the platform of the Red N shared a first preview indicating that it will be released during the autumn in United States. The script of the film will be in the hands of Steven Levenson, who wrote Dear Evan Hansen, another musical soon to premiere his feature film. The rest of the cast is completed with Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joshua Henry, MJ Rodríguez, Bradley Whitford, Tariq Trotter y Judith Light.
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