Netfilx released the first trailer of a cinema adaptation of the Broadway performance of the same name – The Boys in the Band.
The roles were played by the same actors who took part in the original Broadway performance: Matt Bomer, Zachary Quinto, Jim Parsons, Andrew Rannells, Charlie Carver, and others. Joe Mantello, who directed the Broadway version of the musical, was the director here as well.
The central element of the plot is a group of gay men gather to celebrate a birthday party. There, secrets and mysteries are revealed that create heated tension.
The original play was written by Matt Crowley in 1968. In 1970, director William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) filmed the adaptation titled “The Boys in the Band.” In 2018, the new version premiered on Broadway. The public accepted it well and warmly.
The Netflix premier is planned for September 30th. Let’s hope it will be interesting, engaging and exciting.