Meryl Streep and Ariana Grande are cast in the Netflix movie musical The Prom with James Corden, Nicole Kidman and Awkwafina as costars

Meryl Streep and Ariana Grande have been cast among many other stars in a Netflix reprisal of Ryan Murphy's Broadway musical The Prom.

James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells will also appear in the film version of the Tony Award-nominated musical. 

The Prom centers on two experienced Broadway actors, played by Streep and Corden, who are on a quest to improve their public image following an unsuccessful release. 

Legend: Meryl Streep will play a veteran Broadway actress on a quest to improve her image in The Prom. Here she is at a New York City event for Big Little Lies in May
It-girl: Grande will play Alyssa, a PTA daughter at the top of the social totem-pole in The Prom. Here she is at an NYC event last year

Costars: Meryl Streep and Ariana Grande will join forces for a new Netflix movie musical titled The Prom

They employ a publicist, played by Awkwafina, to connect them with a charitable cause.

That cause ends up being for Emma, an Indiana high school student whose prom is cancelled because she wants to bring her girlfriend.

According to Rolling Stone, a nationwide search is on to fill the role of Emma. 

Grande is set for the role of Emma's closeted girlfriend, Alyssa, a PTA daughter at the top of the social totem-pole.

Funnyman: James Corden will play Streep's male counterpart. Here he is at an event in Beverly Hills last year
Breakout: Awkwafina will return to the big-screen as the publicist that Corden and Streep's characters put to work. Here she is at the Maui Film Festival last week

Coming soon! Corden and Awkwafina's characters will be allies in the upcoming Netflix release of The Prom

Kidman and Rannells join the cast as additional Broadway actors who sign on to help the cause, while Key will play the school principal. 

Murphy will co-produce the film's soundtrack alongside Scooter Braun.

The Prom is projected to premiere in fall 2020 and will have a limited theatrical release before appearing on Netflix.

Screen star: Kidman will play a Broadway actor that knows Corden and Streep's characters. Here she is at an NYC event for Big Little Lies in May
Dapper: Rannells has signed on to star in The Prom as well. Here he is at the Tony Awards at the beginning of the month

Supporting: Nicole Kidman and Andrew Rannells (right) join the cast as additional Broadway actors who sign on to help the cause, while Key will play the school principal

Its Broadway counterpart premiered in October 2018 and has been nominated for six Tony Awards in total including Best Musical. 

Murphy recently signed a $300M mega-deal with Netflix, and The Prom will be his first release beneath it. 

And according to Collider, he's in the middle of finishing touches on his first original Netflix series The Politician.    

Official: Keegan-Michael Key (pictured) will play a high school principal in the Netflix reprisal The Prom. Here he is at the premiere of Toy Story 4 on June 11 in LA

Official: Keegan-Michael Key (pictured) will play a high school principal in the Netflix reprisal The Prom. Here he is at the premiere of Toy Story 4 on June 11 in LA 

Meryl Streep and Ariana Grande cast in Netflix movie musical The Prom

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