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Lucas & Peter Hedges Get Support from Family at 'Ben Is Back' New York Screening!

Lucas Hedges is all smiles as he poses with his family while attending the Roadside Attractions and The Cinema Society special screening of his film Ben Is Back held at The Whitby Hotel on Monday evening (November 26) in New York City.

The 21-year-old actor and and his family – mother Susan, father Peter and brother Simon – were joined at the event by their co-star Rachel Bay Jones.

Also in attendance to show their support was Mary-Louise Parker and her son Will, Carol Kane, Ben Platt, two-time Tony winner Joe Mantello, Dylan Baker and his wife Becky Ann Baker, Ari’el Stachel, Willa Fitzgerald and Charlie Carver.

The movie, written and directed by Peter, also co-stars Julia Roberts, Courtney B. Vance and Kathryn Newton – Watch the trailer here!

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Zoey Deutch & Laura Dreyfuss Join Ben Platt in Upcoming Netflix Series!

The cast for Ben Platt‘s upcoming Netflix series The Politician, created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, is shaping up!

Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss, and Rahne Jones are joining Ben, Barbra Streisand, and Gwyneth Paltrow in the hour-long comedy series, which already has a two-season order.

This is Zoey‘s second project for Netflix after her hit rom-com Set It Up was released last month.

Laura previously worked with Ryan and Brad on the musical series Glee and she is best friends with Ben after starring in Dear Evan Hansen with him. She just left the she this past weekend after nearly two years on Broadway.

Production on the series begins in late summer, according to THR.

Ben Platt's Younger Brother Henry Platt is a Great Singer Too!

Singing seems to run in the Platt family genes and this video of Ben Platt‘s younger brother Henry Platt proves it!

Henry teamed up with his friend Gillian Gurney for a cover of the James Arthur song “You Deserve Better,” which he shared on YouTube.

Ben shared the video on his Instagram account for his fans to watch and the comments show everyone is loving the cover!

“This is UNREAL! All of the Platts are insanely talented´╗┐,” one fan said. Another wrote, ” The broadway gods have blessed us on this day´╗┐.”

Ben‘s older brother Jonah Platt is also a singer-actor who has appeared as Fiyero in Wicked on Broadway!


HENRY PLATT x GILLIAN GURNEY – Cover of “You Deserve Better” by James Arthur

Ben Platt Visits 'Dear Evan Hansen' to Watch Friend Taylor Trensch in the Role!

Ben Platt has returned to Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen… as an audience member!

The 24-year-old Tony-winning actor sat in the audience and watched his friend Taylor Trensch perform the role, which he originated.

“I saw a musical. These people were in it. They were good. The boy on the left made me cry,” Ben captioned a photo on Instagram with Taylor and his leading lady Laura Dreyfuss.

Tony winner Rachel Bay Jones, who plays Evan’s mom in the musical, also posted a photo with the two Evans.

Taylor will be starring in the show through the end of the year. Go see it!!!

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Ben Platt Wins at Daytime Emmys 2018, Oscar Away From EGOT!

Ben Platt is so close to winning the award grand slam!

During the 2018 Daytime Emmys on Friday night (April 27), the 24-year-old Broadway star and his Dear Evan Hansen co-stars – including Rachel Bay Jones – won the award for Best Musical Performance in a Daytime Program.

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The cast of the hit Broadway musical won for their performance of “You will Be Found” on The Today Show.

Ben and Rachel are now only an Oscar away from achieving the EGOT grand slam of show business awards.

The co-stars have now won an Emmy, Grammy, and Tony for their roles in Dear Evan Hansen.

Congrats Ben and Rachel!