Kaitlyn Dever Circling Movie Adaptation of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

Should she land the lead role in the big screen project, the ‘Booksmart’ actress will be starring opposite Ben Platt, who reportedly will reprise his role from the Broadway musical.

AceShowbiz -Actress Kaitlyn Dever is in talks to take on the lead role in the film adaptation of Broadway hit “Dear Evan Hansen“.

The “Booksmart” star is circling the big screen venture, in which Ben Platt will reportedly reprise his role from the stage musical.

Directed by Stephen Chbosky the production will feature the music and lyrics Benj Pasek and Justin Paul wrote for the stage hit. Steve Levenson, who wrote the book for the show, will pen the screenplay.

Dever has been busy as of late, with roles in two anthology shows – “Monsterland” and a yet-untitled small screen project featuring Lucas Hedges.

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