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Amy Adams Joins Cast of 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Musical!

Amy Adams Joins Cast of 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Musical!

Amy Adams is joining the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen!

The story revolves around “Evan Hansen, a high schooler with social anxiety. He unintentionally gets caught up in a lie after the family of a classmate who committed suicide mistakes one of Hansen’s letters for their son’s suicide note.”

The Oscar-nominated actress will play Cynthia Murphy, the mother of Connor, the student who commits suicide, according to Deadline.

Ben Platt is reprising his Tony-winning role as Evan. Colton Ryan will playing Connor, a role he played on Broadway, while Kaitlyn Dever will play his sister Zoe. Amandla Stenberg has also joined the cast in a role that is expected to be expanded.

Earlier this month, Amy lined up a brand new project with Netflix.

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