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Ben Platt Joins Damian Lewis and Nina Dobrev In ‘Run This Town’

Ben Platt continues to fill up his post-Dear Evan Hansen schedule. Just recently he signed on to star in a new film titled Love & Oatmeal, in addition, to a leading role on Ryan Murphy's upcoming Netflix series starring Barbara Streisand and Gwyneth Paltrow. Now he's got a new movie on the horizon with Emmy winner Damian Lewis (Billions, Homeland), Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries), and Mena Massoud (Aladdin live-action) titled Run This Town. Run This Town follows "a young journalist (Platt), desperate to prove himself, who catches wind of a scandal involving a flashy, unpredictable politician with no filter (Lewis). Political aides...
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Ben Platt to Star in New Movie ‘Love & Oatmeal’

While we are still giddy from the recent news that Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt would be starring in Ryan Murphy's upcoming Netflix series with Barbara Streisand and Gwyneth Paltrow, we now have some more exciting news to come of Platt's post-Hansen career! It was just announced that Platt will be heading to the big screen to star in a new movie titled Love & Oatmeal.  The film will follow “a twenty-something aspiring writer who, in the wake of his father’s sudden death, sees his dream of moving to Paris put in jeopardy when he...
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Netflix Lands Huge Ryan Murphy Series Starring Ben Platt With Barbara Streisand and Gwyneth Paltrow in Talks

People may still be talking about that crazy close Super Bowl game or the devastating episode of This Is Us, but the only thing we want to talk about the moment is the huge news coming out of Netflix this Monday morning! The streaming giant just won the bidding war against Amazon and Hulu for the right's to The Politician, an hour-long music-driven comedy starring Tony award winner Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen) with Oscar winners Barbra Streisand and Gwyneth Paltrow close to signing on. The Politician comes from the team behind Glee including the American Horror/Crime anthology series juggernaut Ryan...
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Ben Platt Reflects on ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ and His Amazing 2017

One year ago Dear Evan Hansen opened up on Broadway and quickly became the most popular and in-demand show of 2017. Pitch Perfect's Ben Platt took on the titular role of Evan Hansen, which was the most physically and vocally challenging role of his career, and wept and belted his way to a 2017 Tony win for Best Actor in a Musical.  At just 24-years-old, Platt is having his best year ever and to make things even better, he's capping it off with a Grammy nomination and a brand new record deal. Platt recently...
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