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Ben Platt & 'The Politician' Co-Stars Attend the London Premiere!

Ben Platt is joined by his leading ladies on the red carpet at The Politician‘s London premiere on Monday (September 16) in London, England.

The 25-year-old actor posed on the carpet with Zoey Deutch, Laura Dreyfuss, and Lucy Boynton. The four stars are featured in the cast of the new Netflix series, which premieres on September 27.

Fun fact: Ben and Laura starred together in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen!

FYI: Ben is wearing a Bally outfit with Todd Snyder trousers. Lucy is wearing Valentino. Zoey is wearing Alexander McQueen. Laura is wearing a Jill Stuart dress, Sarah Flint heels, and a Hayden Lasher bag.

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The Politician's Ben Platt & Zoey Deutch Celebrate Their B'nai Mitzvah at Brazil Premiere

Zoey Deutch and Ben Platt pose for photos at the Brazilian premiere of their new Netflix series The Politician on Thursday (September 12) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The co-stars and real-life BFFs are hard at work promoting the new series, which will premiere on September 27.

On her Instagram account, Zoey joked that she and Ben were celebrating their B’Nai Mitzvah, which is when two people have a joint Bar and Bat Mitzvah. She wrote, “B’NAI MITZVAH (BUT MAKE IT BRAZIL).”

Zoey is also pictured in a colorful floral dress during another appearance, as well as in a Miu Miu dress in the below photo snapped by Ben.

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FYI: Zoey is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress at the premiere. Ben is wearing AllSaints trousers.

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Ben Platt Dances Under the 'Rain' in New Music Video - Watch!

Ben Platt goes for a dance in the rain for his new “Rain” music video!

The 25-year-old Tony, Emmy, and Grammy-winning entertainer shows off his fun dance moves throughout the video, which was shot at a vintage gas station.

Ben will be performing a special concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on September 29 and it was just announced that the show will be filmed for a Netflix concert special.

Also coming soon to Netflix is Ben‘s new series The Politician, which will debut on the streaming service on September 27. Watch the trailer!

Richard Linklater Confirms 'Merrily' Movie with 20-Year Shoot

Acclaimed director Richard Linklater has confirmed that he is directing a movie version of the Broadway musical Merrily We Roll Along, which will be filmed across a 20-year time span.

Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein were already announced to star in the movie and now Glee‘s Blake Jenner has also joined the cast!

Blake previously worked with Richard on the movie Everybody Wants Some.

Blake is starring in the movie musical as Broadway composer Franklin Shepard while Beanie is playing his friend, theater critic Mary Flynn. Ben is playing the third lead role of playwright Charley Kringas, Frank’s former best friend and writing partner.

“I first saw, and fell in love with Merrily in the ‘80’s and I can’t think of a better place to spend the next 20 years than in the world of a Sondheim musical. I don’t enter this multi-year experience lightly, but it seems the best, perhaps the only way, to do this story justice on film,” Linklater said in a statement to THR.

The musical is told in reverse, starting in 1976 and finally reaching the point where the characters originally met, 20 years earlier. The first segment of the movie has already been filmed!

Ben Platt, Beanie Feldstein, & Richard Linklater Team Up for 'Merrily We Roll Along' Film Adaptation

Richard Linklater is directing a movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim‘s musical “Merrily We Roll Along,” starring Beanie Feldstein and Ben Platt!

The 59-year-old filmmaker will shoot the 26-year-old Booksmart actress and the 25-year-old The Politician actor over a span of 20 years, Collider reports.

Richard Linklater also used this film style with 2014′s Boyhood, which was filmed over 12 years.

Merrily We Roll Along follows “Franklin Shepard, a talented Broadway composer who abandons his theater career in New York and all his friends in order to produce movies in Los Angeles.”

The musical is told in reverse, starting in 1976 and finally reaching the point where the characters originally met, 20 years earlier.

Ben will play the lead, and Beanie will portray his best friend, theater critic Mary Flynn.

Fun facts: Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein are best friends from high school, and in Lady Bird, Beanie’s character was part of the school musical, which was Merrily.

READ MORE: Beanie Feldstein to Play Monica Lewinsky in Ryan Murphy’s Next ‘American Crime Story’ Season

Danielle Brooks, Ben Platt & More Visit Day One of 2019 US Open!

Danielle Brooks is all smiles as she holds onto her baby bump while hitting the carpet at the opening night gala for the 2019 US Open held at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Monday (August 26) in New York City.

The 29-year-old pregnant Orange is the New Black star was joined at the event by Ben Platt, Stranger Things star Natalia Dyer, Ali Stroker, Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria, Oscar-nominated director Spike Lee, Angela Simmons, Katie Couric and her husband John Molner, Chazz Palminteri, Rita Moreno, Robin Roberts, Mike Tyson and Maxwell.

Danielle Brooks and the rest of the celerity guests were in attendance to see top players like Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and reigning champion Novak Djokovic play on the first day of this year’s Open.

Also in attendance was Oscar winner Regina King and her son as they spent the evening at Tennis Channel’s Suite to enjoy the showdown between international superstars Serena and Maria.

Ben Platt took to the stage for a special headlining performance and Ali Stroker performed the National Anthem.

FYI: Regina is wearing a chic Ellesse track suit.

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