Ryan Murphy’s ‘Prom’ Musical to Be Major Netflix Oscar Player With Streep, Kidman, and More

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Prom’ Musical to Be Major Netflix Oscar Player With Streep, Kidman, and More
After pushing hard for Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” last year, which won three Oscars for the streamer, Netflix will swing big again with a star-studded fall 2020 release of the Tony-nominated musical “The Prom.” Less than one year into his massive five-year deal with the streamer, Ryan Murphy has landed significant star power for his adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, which preaches a message of Lgbtq inclusion. Meryl Streep will star alongside James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Keegan Michael Key, Awkwafina, and Ariana Grande. Netflix is eyeing a fall 2020 awards season theatrical release before “The Prom” hits Netflix. (Via Deadline).

Written by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin from a story by Jack Viertel, with lyrics by Beguelin and music by Matthew Sklar, “The Prom” follows a group of Broadway actors who help a teenage lesbian attend her prom as a PR stunt. After getting particularly bad reviews for their latest show,
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