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Colton Ryan to Reprise 'Dear Evan Hansen' Role in Movie, Nik Dodani Also Joins Cast!

Colton Ryan to Reprise 'Dear Evan Hansen' Role in Movie, Nik Dodani Also Joins Cast!

Colton Ryan, one of the original cast members of the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, has joined the upcoming film adaptation!

The 25-year-old actor, who currently stars in the Apple TV+ series Little Voice, was the understudy for Evan, Jared, and Connor on Broadway.

Colton will be playing the role of Connor, a troubled a high school senior, in the movie, according to Deadline.

It was also announced that Nik Dodani, best known for his role on the Netflix series Atypical, will be playing the role of Jared, Evan’s family friend.

Ben Platt will be reprising his Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winning work as Evan Hansen alongside Kaitlyn Dever as his love interest Zoe Murphy and Amandla Stenberg as overachieving student Alana Beck.

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