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Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto & Broadway ‘Boys In The Band’ Cast To Reunite For Netflix Adaptation; Joe Mantello To Direct, Ryan Murphy Will Produce

Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto & Broadway ‘Boys In The Band’ Cast To Reunite For Netflix Adaptation; Joe Mantello To Direct, Ryan Murphy Will Produce

Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, Matt Bomer and the entire Broadway cast of last year’s The Boys in the Band will reunite, along with director Joe Mantello, for a Netflix film adaptation, producer Ryan Murphy announced today.

Also reprising their roles from the star-packed production are Charlie Carver, Robin de Jesus, Tuc Watkins, Michael Benjamin Washington and Brian Hutchison.

“The Broadway cast of Boys was so important to me,” Murphy wrote in an Instagram post, “and as equally groundbreaking as Mart Crowley’s seminal work. Everyone in the cast was out and proud…and feeling so blessed to mark the 50th anniversary of Mart’s landmark play.”

Murphy will be produce the film with David Stone and Ned Martel, with a debut on Netflix in 2020.

The news comes quickly after Murphy’s announcement that he is planning a Netflix adaptation of the current Broadway musical The Prom. Both

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