“Better Nate Than Ever” Coming to Disney+ Spring 2022

Today for Disney+ Day, an update has been provided on Better Nate Than Ever, a live-action musical film coming to Disney+ in Spring 2022.

What’s Happening:

  • Better Nate Than Ever is based on a novel of the same name by Tim Federle, showrunner for High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.
  • Federle adapted his novel for the screen, a story about two 13-year-old friends who sneak away to New York City to audition for a Broadway show when neither of them are cast in their school musical.
  • Marc Platt is producing, who’s recent work includes Disney’s Cruella and Mary Poppins Returns in addition to La La Land.
  • Cast members for the film announced today include Aria Brooks, Michelle Federer, Rueby Wood as Nate, Norbert Leo Butz, Lisa Kudrow, and Joshua Bassett as Nate's big brother, Anthony.

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