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Tick Tick Boom Movie: Cast, Plot, Trailer, Release Date and Everything You Need to Know

‘Tick Tick Boom’  (styled as tick, tick… BooM!)  is an upcoming American biography musical drama film.

It is directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and screenplay written by Steven Levenson based on the semi-autobiographical musical of the same name by Jonathan Larson.

Tick Tick Boom movie is the directorial debut of actor, songwriter and rapper, Lin-Manuel Miranda and he also produces this film alongside Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and Julie Oh.

The music is by Larson, while Alice Brooks is in charge of cinematography and Ryan Heffington will be choreographing the dances.

Imagine Entertainment and 5000 Broadway Productions produce the film which distributed by Netflix, after acquiring the project in 2019.

But, what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.

‘Tick Tick Boom’ Movie Cast

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  • Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson
  • Vanessa Hudgens as Karessa Johnson
  • Alexandra Shipp as Susan
  • Robin de Jesús as Michael
  • Joshua Henry as Roger
  • Judith Light as Rosa Stevens
  • Bradley Whitford as Stephen Sondheim
  • Joanna P. Adler as Molly
  • Noah Robbins as Simon
  • Ben Levi Ross as Freddy
  • Beth Malone as Herself
  • Joel Grey

‘Tick Tick Boom’ Plot

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The movie, based on the autobiographical musical by  “Rent”  playwright Jonathan Larson and tells the story of an aspiring composer living in New York City in 1990 who toils over whether he traveled down the wrong career path.

Larson performed the work as a solo piece, and it premiered in a revised form Off-Broadway in 2001, five years after Larson’s death. Larson, of course, went on to write the hit musical Rent but tragically died the day before that show’s first preview performance.

His works were often inspired by various issues like addiction, multiculturism and homophobia.

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According to Netflix, the film tells the story of Jon (Andrew Garfield),  a young theater composer who’s waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical.

Days before he’s due to showcase his work in a make-or-break performance, Jon is feeling the pressure from everywhere: from his girlfriend Susan, who dreams of an artistic life beyond New York City; from his friend Michael, who has moved on from his dream to a life of financial security; amidst an artistic community being ravaged by the AIDS epidemic. With the clock ticking, Jon is at a crossroads and faces the question everyone must reckon with: What are we meant to do with the time we have?

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‘Tick Tick Boom Movie’ Release date

Tick, Tick…BOOM! does not yet have an official release date, but it is confirmed that the film will be released on Netflix. It is set to debut this fall and continue the movie musical Renaissance that we’re all enjoying this year.
Like many of Netflix’s  possible awards contenders, it will be released in selected theaters. But don’t expect ‘Tick, Tick…BOOM!’ in cities that aren’t New York or Los Angeles.

‘Tick Tick Boom’ movie has no release date yet, then you can check it all about these musical films which have release date for 2021:

‘Tick Tick Boom’ Movie Trailer

On June 10, 2021, the first trailer for the film was released online on Netflix.

Staying true to the film’s title, the first trailer shares scenes from “Tick Tick Boom” movie over an incessant ticking noise that grows faster & faster with each second. The clip also teases Garfield’s singing chops and introduced the world to a singing, dancing Andrew Garfield, as the film marks his movie musical debut.

If you haven’t watch the trailer yet, so you can check it here:

So, how was the trailer? Did you like it? Do share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.

Final words

Tick, Tick…BOOM! began as a solo piece performed by Larson in 1990. Then, after his death in 1996, it was revised and revamped by playwright David Auburn as a three-actor piece for an off-Broadway premiere in 2001.

And now, it will become Miranda’s directorial debut as he moves from Broadway to the big screen and he also starred in a 2014 stage production of  ‘Tick, Tick…Boom’ movie .

Miranda has proved his multiple capabilities through various movies like  In the Heights,  Mary Poppins Returns,  Moana  and many more.

So, these are the major information about ‘Tick Tick Boom’. It is coming out in late 2021, on Netflix. We’ll update this as soon as the release date is announced. So, stay tuned here on  Filmyhotspot for release date.

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