5 things to know about Andrew Garfield and the cast of Netflix’s ‘Tick, Tick…Boom’
Alexandra Shipp, Vanessa Hudgens, and others also star in ‘Tick, Tick…Boom.’
‘Tick, Tick…Boom’ is without a doubt one of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2021, and it is expected to be a hot favorite during awards season.
The upcoming musical is based on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s semi-autobiographical musical of the same name.
Jonathan Larson (Andrew Garfield) is a young theater composer who works as a waiter at a New York City diner while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical in 1990.
Jon is under pressure from all sides: from his girlfriend Susan, who dreams of an artistic life outside of New York City; from his friend Michael, who has moved on from his dream to a life of financial security; and from an artistic community ravaged by the AIDS epidemic.
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The film is Netflix’s latest major undertaking.
With a stellar star cast and an amazing director, films like ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Army of the Dead,’ and ‘Fatherhood,’ have done quite well.
The film not only had a fantastic storyline, but it also had a fantastic cast.
Let’s take a look at who’s on the show.
Jonathan Larson (Andrew Garfield)
Andrew Garfield, who was born on August 28, 1983, began acting at a young age in theatre productions.
At the age of 16, the actor decided to pursue acting instead of pursuing a business degree.
To kickstart his career, he began performing in a variety of theatre productions, and he quickly rose to prominence.
He made his acting debut in 2005 with films such as ‘Mumbo Jumbo’ and ‘Swinging.’
His big break came in 2010, when he was cast as Eduardo Saverin in David Fincher’s film ‘The Social Network.’
Garfield was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the BAFTAs and the Golden Globes.
He hasn’t looked back since then.
In the films ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ and ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, he played Spider-Man.
For the film “Hacksaw Ridge,” the actor received his first Academy Award nomination.
He has recently worked on projects such as ‘Silence,’ ‘Breathe,’ ‘Under the Silver Lane,’ and ‘Mainstream.’
Alexandra Shipp in the role of Susan
Alexandra Shipp, an actress-turned-singer, relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
In 2009, she made her acting debut in the film ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,’ in which she played a cameo role.
In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ he played the first major acting role as.
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