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Fleabag's Ben Aldridge to Star in 'Spoiler Alert' Movie with Jim Parsons

Fleabag's Ben Aldridge to Star in 'Spoiler Alert' Movie with Jim Parsons

The upcoming movie Spoiler Alert has been greenlighted by Focus Features and an exciting casting addition was announced!

The film is an adaptation of “Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies,” the bestselling memoir by TVLine president an editorial director Michael Ausiello, which was published back in 2017.

Deadline says that the memoir “unpacks the emotional maelstrom into which Michael‘s relationship was plunged, in the 11 months that took [his partner] Kit from his diagnosis with terminal cancer to his passing. Interwoven in the narrative are glimpses of the roller-coaster ride that was the couple‚Äôs 14-year romance.”

Click inside to learn about the casting…

Jim Parsons was previously announced to be playing Michael and he’s producing the film as well. Ben Aldridge, who played the “Arsehole Guy” in Fleabag, has been cast as Kit.

Production on the movie begins this fall in New York City.

Jim recently opened up about the beloved sitcom that he auditioned for before landing The Big Bang Theory.

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