Netflix has a Thanksgiving gift for the viewers looking forward to seeing Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Prom.’
The streaming giant released on November 26 the first official trailer for the adaptation of the Broadway musical and warmed up the expecting viewers of the film coming to the streaming platform on December 11. Netflix invited Instagram users to join the prom with the following note, alongside the trailer:
“Everyone has a story to tell and this is our’s 💖 Put on your best! #TheProm drops on Netflix December 11th!✨”
According to the trailer, the upcoming musical film follows a group of Broadway performers including ‘Dee Dee Allen’ (Meryl Streep) and ‘Barry Glickman’ (James Corden) who travel to a conservative Indiana town to help a highschool girl who is banned from attending the upcoming prom with her girlfriend.
Alongside Meryl Streep and James Corden, the cast of the movie includes highly notable names such as Nicole Kidman (as ‘Angie Dickinson’), Keegan-Michael Key (as ‘Tom Hawkins’), Andrew Rannells (as ‘Trent Oliver’), Kerry Washington (as ‘Mrs. Green’), Ariana DeBose (as ‘Alyssa Green’), Kevin Chamberlin (as ‘Sheldon Saperstein’) and Jo Ellen Pellman (as ‘Emma Nolan’).
As the film lovers already knew, ‘The Prom’ is based on a 2018 Broadway musical of the same name, which uses Matthew Sklar‘s music and Chad Beguelin‘s lyrics. The original show previously was nominated for six Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Lead Actor and Best Lead Actress.
The filming for ‘The Prom’, which marks Murphy’s first movie under his $300 million worth Netflix deal, began on December 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, however, on March 12, 2020, it was halted due to the concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 23, 2020, the production resumed.
See below to view the mentioned Instagram post.