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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’: Andrew Garfield Is a Struggling Writer in Official Trailer

The adaptation marks Miranda’s feature directorial debut. He also produced the film.

Netflix has released the full-length trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s upcoming musical Tick, Tick…Boom!, an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Rent creator Jonathan Larson, played by Andrew Garfield. 

Miranda, who also serves as producer, makes his feature directorial debut in the film that portrays Jon’s struggle as a writer before he achieves success with Rent. The trailer begins with Jon working in a New York City diner in 1990 by day and attempting to finish his musical at night. As the years go by, the young composer also feels the pressure of time ticking away as his friends and the artistic community are devastated by the AIDS epidemic. 

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