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Streep, Kidman, Washington & More in the Teaser for Netflix’s The Prom

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Netflix has released the teaser trailer for their upcoming star-studded film The Prom. You can check out the teaser in the player below!

In The Prom, Dee Dee Allen (three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep) and Barry Glickman (Tony Award winner James Corden) are New York City stage stars with a crisis on their hands: their expensive new Broadway show is a major flop that has suddenly flatlined their careers.

Streep, Kidman, Washington in the Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom
THE PROM (L to R) MERYL STREEP as DEE DEE ALLEN, JAMES CORDEN as BARRY GLICKMAN in THE PROM. Cr. MELINDA SUE GORDON/NETFLIX © 2020

Meanwhile, in small-town Indiana, high school student Emma Nolan (newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman) is experiencing a very different kind of heartbreak: despite the support of the high school principal (Keegan-Michael Key), the head of the PTA (Kerry Washington) has banned her from attending the prom with her girlfriend, Alyssa (Ariana DeBose).

When Dee Dee and Barry decide that Emma’s predicament is the perfect cause to help resurrect their public images, they hit the road with Angie (Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman) and Trent (Andrew Rannells), another pair of cynical actors looking for a professional lift.

Streep, Kidman, Washington in the Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom
THE PROM (L to R) JAMES CORDEN as BARRY GLICKMAN, NICOLE KIDMAN as ANGIE DICKINSON, MERYL STREEP as DEE DEE ALLEN, KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY as MR. HAWKINS in THE PROM. Cr. MELINDA SUE GORDON/NETFLIX © 2020

But when their self-absorbed celebrity activism unexpectedly backfires, the foursome find their own lives upended as they rally to give Emma a night where she can truly celebrate who she is.

Directed by Ryan Murphy and also starring Tracey Ullman, Kevin Chamberlin, Mary Kay Place, Nico Greetham Logan Riley, Nathaniel J. Potvin and Sofia Deler, The Prom is the spectacular, big-hearted film adaptation of Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin and Matthew Sklar’s award-winning, Tony-nominated Broadway musical.

Streep, Kidman, Washington in the Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom
THE PROM (clockwise from left): ARIANA DEBOSE as ALYSSA GREENE, NICOLE KIDMAN as ANGIE DICKINSON, KERRY WASHINGTON as MRS. GREENE, KEVIN CHAMBERLIN as SHELDON, KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY as MR. HAWKINS, JO ELLEN PELLMAN as EMMA, JAMES CORDEN as BARRY GLICKMAN, MERYL STREEP as DEE DEE ALLEN, RYAN MURPHY (DIRECTOR), ANDREW RANNELLS as TRENT OLIVER. Cr. MELINDA SUE GORDON/NETFLIX ©2020

The screenplay for The Prom was written by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin. The film is produced by Ryan Murphy, Alexis Martin Woodall, Adam Anders, Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke.

The Prom will be released in select theaters in December, and on Netflix on December 11, 2020.

Streep, Kidman, Washington in the Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom
ANDREW RANNELLS as TRENT OLIVER, KERRY WASHINGTON as MRS. GREENE, MERYL STREEP as DEE DEE ALLEN, JO ELLEN PELLMAN as EMMA, JAMES CORDEN as BARRY GLICKMAN in THE PROM. Cr. MELINDA SUE
GORDON/NETFLIX © 2020
Streep, Kidman, Washington in the Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom
ARIANA DEBOSE as ALYSSA GREENE, KERRY WASHINGTON as MRS. GREENE in THE PROM. Cr. MELINDA SUE GORDON/NETFLIX © 2020
Streep, Kidman, Washington in the Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom
JO ELLEN PELLMAN as EMMA, ARIANA DEBOSE as ALYSSA GREENE in THE PROM. Cr. MELINDA SUE GORDON/NETFLIX © 2020
Streep, Kidman, Washington in the Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom
NICO GREETHAM as NICK, LOGAN RILEY HASSEL as KAYLEE, ARIANA DEBOSE as ALYSSA GREENE, ANDREW RANNELLS as TRENT OLIVER, JO ELLEN PELLMAN as EMMA, SOFIA DELER as SHELBY, NATHANIEL POTVIN as KEVIN, TRACEY ULLMAN as VERA, JAMES CORDEN as BARRY GLICKMAN in THE PROM. Cr. MELINDA SUE GORDON/NETFLIX © 2020

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Jenna Buschhttp://LegionOfLeia.com
Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.

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