Ben Platt Talks Dear Evan Hansen Film and The Politician With Jimmy Fallon


Last night Ben Platt joined The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and gave viewers some insight on the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen film and whether other not he will reprise his Tony Award-Winning performance for the big screen.

Ben Platt on the Dear Evan Hansen Film: "Well, we're kind of in this weird, like, COVID limbo where anything can happen. It's something we've definitely been trying to get together and make happen. I know Universal really wants to make the film. It's kind of a toss-up at this point just based on can we do it safely? Can we get it together in time?"

"Well, we're kind of in this weird, like, COVID limbo where anything can happen. It's something we've definitely been trying to get together and make happen. I know Universal really wants to make the film. It's kind of a toss-up at this point just based on can we do it safely? Can we get it together in time?"Ben and Jimmy also talked about season two of Neflix's The Politician which also sees Bette Midler and Judith Light joining the ensemble cast. Rounding out the interview, Ben and Jimmy chat about ways to be an ally and how to be involved with your community through activism and education.