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Julianne Moore set to join Ben Platt and Amy Adams in screen adaptation of Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen

By Dailymail.com Reporter

Published: 00:03 BST, 2 September 2020 | Updated: 00:03 BST, 2 September 2020

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Julianne Moore is set to join the ensemble cast of Dear Evan Hansen, Deadline reported Tuesday. 

The 59-year-old Academy Award winning actress will play the mother of Evan Hansen, a teenager with social anxiety who gets caught up in a lie when the family of a classmate who committed suicide confuses one of Evan's letters for his suicide note.

Ben Platt, Amy Adams and Kaitlyn Dever will also star in Universal's adaptation of the Broadway hit.  

Star power: Julianne Moore is set to join the ensemble cast of Dear Evan Hansen, Deadline reported Tuesday. Seen here in February 2020

Star power: Julianne Moore is set to join the ensemble cast of Dear Evan Hansen, Deadline reported Tuesday. Seen here in February 2020

Last month it was announced that Amandla Stenberg had also joined the film's star-studded cast. 

The 21-year-old actress-and-singer has signed up for the film adaptation of the Broadway show and will be singing in the movie.

Amandla, whose previous credits include 'The Hate U Give' and 'Everything, Everything', will play the role of Alana Beck - a senior high school student who masks a deep loneliness and isolation with her cheery demeanour

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