The Boys in the Band (2020 film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Boys in the Band
Directed byJoe Mantello
Produced by
Screenplay byMart Crowley
Based onThe Boys in the Band
by Mart Crowley
CinematographyBill Pope
Edited byAdriaan van Zyl
Ryan Murphy Productions
Distributed by
CountryUnited States

The Boys in the Band is an upcoming Netflix film directed by Joe Mantello. The film is produced by Ryan Murphy, David Stone, and Ned Martel.[1] The film stars Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, and Andrew Rannells.



On April 18, 2019, Ryan Murphy announced on his Instagram that the play The Boys in the Band would be adapted for Netflix, as a part of his $300 million dollar deal with the streaming platform.[2][3] Murphy had previously revived the play for Broadway in 2018 and confirmed the director of the revival, Joe Mantello, would direct the film.[1] David Stone and Ned Martel were announced as producers alongside Murphy.[1] It was also confirmed that the entire cast of the 2018 Broadway revival would reprise their roles for the film, making the film have a cast of entirely openly gay actors.[1][4]

Principal photography began in July 2019.[5][6] The film is expected to be released in 2020.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Dry, Jude (17 April 2019). "Ryan Murphy to Bring Controversial Gay Play 'The Boys in the Band' to Netflix". IndieWire. Archived from the original on 17 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  2. ^ Rorke, Robert (April 17, 2019). "'Boys in the Band' is filming for Netflix, Ryan Murphy reveals". New York Post. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  3. ^ "'Boys in the Band' Movie Coming to Netflix, Ryan Murphy Says". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  4. ^ "Jim Parsons on the Significance of 'Boys in the Band' Movie Starring All Out, Gay Actors (Exclusive)". Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  5. ^ D'Addario, Daniel; D'Addario, Daniel (June 19, 2019). "Jim Parsons on Coming Out and Life After 'The Big Bang Theory'". Variety. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  6. ^ "Tuesday, July 16 Filming Locations for To All The Boys I Loved Before 3, Stumptown, Bull, & more!". OnLocationVacations. July 15, 2019. Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  7. ^ Dry, Jude; Dry, Jude (June 5, 2019). "Ryan Murphy Knows 'Boys in the Band' Has a Problematic History, That's Why He's Bringing It to Netflix". IndieWire. Retrieved July 28, 2019.

External links[edit]