VideoGo Behind the Scenes of Tick, Tick...BOOM! Film in Half-Hour Documentary Short
The filmmakers, cast, and family of the late Jonathan Larson talk about the making of the film and Larson's impact on musical theatre.
January 20, 2022
The Netflix adaptation of tick, tick...BOOM! is the gift that keeps on giving. The streamer has released a 30-minute documentary short featuring interviews with cast and creatives and behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the film about the late Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent creator Jonathan Larson.
Watch the featurette above for insight on everything from the casting of the film's stars —Andrew Garfield, Robin de Jesús, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp, and Vanessa Hudgens—to director Lin-Manuel Miranda creating Larson's dream chorus for Sunday.
tick, tick...BOOM!, now streaming on Netflix, has a screenplay by Tony winner Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen). Miranda produces with Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and Julie Oh; Levenson is billed as an executive producer with Julie Larson (Jonathan’s sister, who also appears in the documentary) and Celia Costas. Garfield recently won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Larson.
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