Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden to star in Ryan Murphy's 'Prom'

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 26, 2019, 06.23 PM(IST)

Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and James Corden. Photograph:( Reuters )

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He is bringing them together for his ‘Prom’ adaptation, the feature take of the Tony-nominated stage musical. It will come out on OTT platform Netflix. 

Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden and Ariana Grande have been roped in for Ryan Murphy’s next. 

He is bringing them together for his ‘Prom’ adaptation, the feature take of the Tony-nominated stage musical. It will come out on OTT platform Netflix. 

The cast will also include Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells in key roles.

The Broadway hit will have Ryan direct as well as produce the hit that is set to undergo production in December. 

Meryl will play the role of Dee Dee Allen, a two-time Tony award winner who collaborates with Barry Glickman (James Corden) in a flop musical about Eleanor Roosevelt. When they see that the play gets disastrous reviews, they decide to go along with Broadway newbies Angie Dickinson (Nicole Kidman) and Rannells as Trent Oliver, to attach themselves to a cause to resurrect their careers. 

Emma, a high school senior in Indiana who isn't allowed to take her girlfriend to the prom, becomes their cause to champion. 
    
Along with Ryan, it will be co-produced by Alexis Woodall, Bill Damaschke, and Dori Berinstein. 

Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin are on the script with music and lyrics by Beguelin and Matthew Sklar. The original concept is by Jack Viertel.

The remake is tentatively scheduled for a 2020 autumn release in theatres before it comes out on the streaming platform.