Ahead of its release on November 19 on Netflix, ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ will screen at AFI fest, which takes place November 10 – 14. The film will open the festival.
The world premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut “Tick, Tick … Boom” will kick off the 35th edition of the AFI Fest, the festival announced on Wednesday.
The festival will take place on Nov. 10-14.
The film is the autobiographical musical of the late “Rent” playwright Jonathan Larson and stars Andrew Garfield. Miranda, who starred in the Off-Broadway production of this musical, produced with Imagine Chairmen Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, along with Julie Oh. Larson’s sister, Julie Larson, is the executive producer while “Dear Evan Hansen” playwright Steven Levenson adapted the screenplay.
The opening night screening will take place at the TCL Chinese Theatre. The film will be in select theaters this fall on Nov. 12, and on Netflix on Nov. 19.