Ryan Murphy to Produce ‘The Boys in the Band’ Play as Netflix Film

Ryan Murphy to Produce ‘The Boys in the Band’ Play as Netflix Film
Ryan Murphy announced on Wednesday that he will produce a film adaptation of “The Boys in the Band” for Netflix that will feature the full cast of the 2018 Broadway revival.

Joe Mantello, who directed the Broadway revival, is directing the film. Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, Matt Bomer, Charlie Carver, Robin de Jesus, Tuc Watkins, Michael Benjamin Washington and Brian Hutchison are all reprising their roles in the film.

Murphy will produce with David Stone and Ned Martel. Netflix is aiming to release the film in 2020.

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The Boys in the Band” premiered as an off-Broadway play in 1968 written by Mart Crowley. The production was considered groundbreaking for queer culture in its portrayal of gay life. The play follows a group of gay men gathered together in an Upper East Side
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