The Boys in the Band (2020 film)

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Film

The Boys in the Band is an upcoming Netflix film directed by Joe Mantello. The film is produced by Ryan Murphy, David Stone, and Ned Martel.[1] The film stars Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, Robin de Jesús, Brian Hutchison, Tuc Watkins, and Michael Benjamin Washington.

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Production

On April 18, 2019, Ryan Murphy announced on his Instagram that the play The Boys in the Band would be adapted for Netflix, as a part of his $300 million dollar deal with the streaming platform.[2][3] Murphy had previously revived the play for Broadway in 2018 and confirmed the director of the revival, Joe Mantello, would direct the film.[1] David Stone and Ned Martel were announced as producers alongside Murphy.[1] It was also confirmed that the entire cast of the 2018 Broadway revival would reprise their roles for the film, making the film have a cast of entirely openly gay actors.[1][4]

Principal photography began in July 2019.[5][6] The film is expected to be released in 2020.[7]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Dry, Jude (April 17, 2019). "Ryan Murphy to Bring Controversial Gay Play ‘The Boys in the Band’ to Netflix". IndieWire. Archived from the original on April 17, 2019. https://www.indiewire.com/2019/04/boys-in-the-band-ryan-murphy-showtime-1202059745/. Retrieved April 19, 2019. 
  2. Rorke, Robert (2019-04-17). "‘Boys in the Band’ is filming for Netflix, Ryan Murphy reveals" (in en). https://nypost.com/2019/04/17/boys-in-the-band-filming-for-netflix-ryan-murphy-reveals/. 
  3. "'Boys in the Band' Movie Coming to Netflix, Ryan Murphy Says" (in en). https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/boys-band-movie-coming-netflix-ryan-murphy-says-1202695. 
  4. "Jim Parsons on the Significance of 'Boys in the Band' Movie Starring All Out, Gay Actors (Exclusive)" (in en-CA). https://ca.news.yahoo.com/jim-parsons-significance-apos-boys-171055646.html. 
  5. D'Addario, Daniel; D'Addario, Daniel (2019-06-19). "Jim Parsons on Coming Out and Life After ‘The Big Bang Theory’" (in en). https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/jim-parsons-the-big-bang-theory-1203246774/. 
  6. "Tuesday, July 16 Filming Locations for To All The Boys I Loved Before 3, Stumptown, Bull, & more!". July 15, 2019. https://onlocationvacations.com/2019/07/15/tuesday-july-14-filming-locations-for-to-all-the-boys-i-loved-before-3-stumptown-bull-more/. Retrieved July 21, 2019. 
  7. Dry, Jude; Dry, Jude (2019-06-05). "Ryan Murphy Knows ‘Boys in the Band’ Has a Problematic History, That’s Why He’s Bringing It to Netflix" (in en). https://www.indiewire.com/2019/06/ryan-murphy-boys-in-the-band-netflix-problematic-1202147290/. 

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