Tick, tick…BOOM!: Andrew Garfield to Star in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Netflix Adaptation

Tick, tick...BOOM!: Andrew Garfield to Star in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Netflix Adaptation

Tick, tick…BOOM!: Andrew Garfield to star in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Netflix adaptation

Deadline is reporting that Oscar nominee Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge, The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man) will star in tick, tick…BOOM!, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Netflix adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s (Rent) autobiographical Off-Broadway show. The adaptation will serve as Miranda’s feature directorial debut.

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Inspired by the young playwright’s towering ambition, Garfield will play Jon in the musical. Jon, Jon, an aspiring theater composer who waits tables in New York City while writing Superbia, which he hopes will be the great American musical that will finally give him his big career break. The young man is feeling pressure from his girlfriend Susan, who is tired of continuing to put her life on hold for Jon’s career aspiration. Meanwhile, Jon’s best friend and roommate Michael has given up on his creative dream and has taken a high paying advertising job on Madison Avenue and is preparing to move out. As Jon approaches his 30th birthday, he is overcome with anxiety, wondering if his own impossible dream is worth the cost.

Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer and Ron Howard will produce alongside Julie Oh and Miranda. Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hanson, Fosse/Verdon) is adapting the screenplay. Julie Larson, Levenson, and Celia Costas will serve as executive producers.

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Larson posthumously won three Tony Awards for Rent, a show that enjoyed a dozen-year run to become the 11th longest-running show in Broadway history. When Miranda won his Pulitzer for Hamilton, he and Larson became two of only nine creators of stage musicals who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Garfield’s upcoming projects also include Gia Coppola’s romance film Mainstream, Michael Showalter’s The Eyes of Tammy Faye, and the biographical musical Instrumental from James Marsh.

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