Kaitlyn Dever Could Star Opposite Ben Platt In ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Movie

Kaitlyn Dever is in talks to star in the upcoming movie adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen!

The 23-year-old actress and singer would star as Zoe Murphy, alongside Ben Platt‘s Evan, Deadline reports.

Dear Evan Hansen tells the story of a young man with social anxiety disorder who so yearns to make a connection with his peers that he fabricates a relationship with a deceased student to become closer to the boy’s family.

Ben originated the role of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway and the show went on to win numerous awards, from Tonys to Grammys.

Stephen Chobsky is set to direct with Steven Levenson, who wrote the book for the musical, will write the film, and Benj Pasek and Justin Paul taking on the music again, as they wrote the music for the stage.

In case you missed it, Kaitlyn and Joey King are set to co-star in a new comedy series!

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