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Ben Platt Is NOT Wearing a Wig in 'Dear Evan Hansen,' Reacts to Criticism of His Hair

Ben Platt has already responded to the criticism of his age in the movie Dear Evan Hansen and now he’s reacting to what people are saying about his hair.

The first trailer for the upcoming movie musical, based on the Broadway show of the same name, was released earlier this week.

Ben‘s participation in the movie has been criticized because he was 27 while filming the movie, in which he’s playing a 16-year-old high school student. He previously played the role on Broadway and won a Tony, an Emmy, and a Grammy for his work. Now he’s going for that Oscar gold by being the first to complete the EGOT by playing one role.

Some people think that Ben is wearing a wig to make him appear younger in the movie, but he just responded to the rumors.

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Ben Platt Reacts to Criticism for Playing a High School Student in 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie

Ben Platt is reacting to criticism.

The 27-year-old Tony Award-winning star responded to some criticism of his casting in the high school-based movie musical adaptation of Broadway‘s Dear Evan Hansen, out in September.

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Following the trailer that debuted on Tuesday (May 18), online reaction was mixed regarding Ben playing a high school student.

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'Dear Evan Hansen' Trailer Brings Ben Platt Back to His Tony Award Winning Role - Watch Now!

The musical Dear Evan Hansen has been turned into a feature film and the first trailer just dropped!

Ben Platt is reprising his Tony-winning role of Evan Hansen from the Broadway musical in the film adaptation of the stage show.

Also featured in the cast are Kaitlyn Dever as Zoe Murphy, Julianne Moore as Heidi Hansen, Amy Adams as Cynthia Murphy, Danny Pino as Larry Murphy, Colton Ryan as Connor Murphy, Amandla Stenberg as Alana Beck, and Nik Dodani as Jared Kleinman.

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'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Gets Release Date, Will Hit Theaters This Year!

A release date has been announced for the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie!

Ben Platt is reprising his Tony-winning role from the Broadway musical in the film adaptation of the stage show.

Also featured in the cast are Kaitlyn Dever as Zoe Murphy, Julianne Moore as Heidi Hansen, Amy Adams as Cynthia Murphy, Danny Pino as Larry Murphy, Colton Ryan as Connor Murphy, Amandla Stenberg as Alana Beck, and Nik Dodani as Jared Kleinman.

Stephen Chbosky, the author of the book “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and the director of that book’s film adaptation, is directing the movie.

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who already won a Tony Award for the show’s music, have written a new song with Amandla for her character, who didn’t have a solo in the stage version.

The movie is hitting theaters on September 24, 2021.

Julianne Moore Joins the Cast of 'Dear Evan Hansen'

Julianne Moore is joining the cast of Dear Evan Hansen!

The 59-year-old Still Alice actress is the latest name to be added to the ensemble cast of the movie adaptation of the Broadway hit, via Deadline on Tuesday (September 1).

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Julianne joins Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever, Amy Adams and Amandla Stenberg in the film.

Here’s a plot summary: “The story follows Hansen, a high schooler with social anxiety. He unintentionally gets caught up in a lie after the family of a classmate who died by suicide mistakes one of Hansen’s letters for their son’s suicide note.”

Julianne will play the protagonist’s mother. One star just joined the cast in a role that’s being altered compared to the Broadway original!

Danny Pino Joins 'Dear Evan Hansen' Movie Cast in Role That's Being Reconceived from Broadway Show

Danny Pino has joined the star-studded cast of the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie!

The 46-year-old actor, best known for his work on shows like Cold Case and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, will be playing a role that is being reconceived from the Broadway show.

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.”

Danny will be playing the stepfather of the student who commits suicide. Amy Adams will be playing the mother of the student.

In the Broadway musical, Larry Murphy is the father of the student, Connor, but the character will now be a stepfather, according to THR.

Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever, Colton Ryan, Amandla Stenberg, and Nik Dodani are also starring in the movie version of the Tony-winning 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.