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Rent: Live


Fox is following in NBC's footsteps which have revealed 2 Musicals for the upcoming season, Bye Bye Birdie for December and Jesus Christ Superstar for April. Fox recently revealed a Live version of A Christmas Story for December and have now announced that they will also be doing Rent, though they haven't revealed an air date. Marc Platt is on hand again as exec producer for the musical, he was the exec producer on Grease: Live and A Christmas Story: Live.

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The Cast for the musical has been revealed by Fox

Jordan Fisher is the Musical's Lead playing the role of Mark Cohen who serves as the narrator of the musical. An aspiring Film Maker the story is mainly told from his point of view.

Brennin Hunt will play the 2nd male lead Roger Davis, the stories hero, he is Mark's Roommate and Beat Friend who works as a struggling musician

Pop Star Tinashe has been cast to play the female lead, Mimi Marquez, a Dancer living with HIV and struggling with an addiction who lives in the same building as Roger and Mark.

Broadway Vet Brandon Victor Dixon, who appeared in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live, will play on of the major roles, Tom Collins, a computer scientist who returns to New York at the start of the Musical.

Valentina will play Angel Dumont Schunard, a drag queen and street percussionist who lives life to the fullest

Vanessa Hudgens returns to Fox after appearing in Grease: Live to play the role of Maureen Johnson, a performance Artist and ex-girlfriend of Mark.

Kiersey Clemons will play Joanne Jefferson, the new girlfriend of Maureen.

Grammy Nominated Singer, Songwriter, and Actor Mario has been cast as the musical's antagonist Benjamin Coffin III, Mark and Roger's old roommate turned Land Lord.

Keala Settle, who played Lettie Lutz in The Greatest Showmen, will also join the cast to sing Seasons of Love

The Musical will air live Sunday, January 27 starting at 7pm Eastern and air tape delayed on the West Coast.

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