While many of us were studying Turkey, Netflix worked hard yesterday to promote their upcoming movie, The Prom. Inspired by the Broadway musical of the same name, Ryan Murphy’s film is hoping to be a joyful experience for audiences over the next month, and the streaming service is fueling that vibe with this trailer that hit the internet on Thanksgiving. The film includes a cast that includes James Corden, Keegan-Michael Key, Nicole Kidman, and Meryl Streep, among others. It really is a star-studded affair. The prom hits Netflix on December 11th, so it’s only two weeks left. Check out the trailer below …
As mentioned above, the film is an adaptation of the Broadway musical. Netflix describes it this way: “The prom follows Dee Dee Allen (three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (Tony Award winner James Corden), New York stage stars with a crisis in their hands: their expensive new The Broadway show is a big flop that suddenly shook her career. In the small town of Indiana, the schoolgirl Emma Nolan (newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman) experiences a completely different heartbreak: Despite the support of the headmaster (Keegan-Michael Key), the head of the PTA (Kerry) Washington), she has forbidden her friend Alyssa ( Ariana DeBose) to attend the prom. When Dee Dee and Barry decide that Emma’s predicament is the perfect reason to revive her public pictures, they set off with Angie (Oscar-winning Nicole Kidman) and Trent (Andrew Rannells), another pair of cynical actors who looking for a professional lift. But when their selfish celebrity activism unexpectedly backfires, the foursome find their own lives excited when they gather to give Emma a night to really celebrate who she is. Directed by Ryan Murphy, The Prom is the spectacular, big-hearted film adaptation of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical. Script by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin. “
Now, here’s the trailer for The Prom. Enjoy:
More information on The Prom will be available through the December release date!
(Photos courtesy of Netflix)