Ben Platt set to star in Richard Linklater’s Merrily We Roll Along
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19. Ben Platt set to star in Richard Linklater’s Merrily We Roll Along
Ben is set to take on a role in Richard Linklater’s adaption of the musical Merrily We Roll Along. The shoot will take place over the next 20 years and will also star Beanie Feldstein and Blake Jenner. The musical follows the lives of three friends: Franklin Shepard, a Broadway composer; Charley Kringas, a lyricist who partners with Frank; and Mary Flynn, a writer and critic. In the movie, Platt will play Kringas, Jenner will play Shepard, and Feldstein will play Mary Flynn.