Vanessa Hudgens is going back to her musical roots in the upcoming Netflix film, Tick, Tick... Boom! The film stars Andrew Garfield, who you might also know as an OG Spider-Man and it'll be directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, a multitalented artist and Broadway legend. Miranda recently directed the recently released musical film, In the Heights.
Tick, Tick... Boom! originally was a musical written by Jonathan Larson and tells a story about an aspiring composer named Jon. It takes place during the 90s in New York City. An autobiography on Larson trying to establish his theater career. Garfield will be portraying Larson while Hudgens will be playing a character called, Karessa Johnson. Not much yet is revealed about her character, but she is featured in the trailer! Since filming wrapped up in October 2020, we can expect the film to be released later this year in the fall.
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