Jonah Platt has joined the cast of The List, an upcoming independent comedy movie, directed by Melissa Miller Costanzo.
Deadline reports that Platt will be joining Chrissie Fit, Will Peltz, Zach Reino, Halston Sage, Christian Navarro and Greg Sulkin in the new film.
The plot follows Abby (Sage), a woman about to get married, for whom everything is perfect. Until she found out that her fiancÃ© Matt (Platt) had sex with a celebrity from their list of “free passes” they compiled. To cool things off, Abby and her best friend Chloe (Fit) have a crazy idea: Abby should sue a celebrity from her own list of free passes. But things get even more complicated when she meets Jake (Navarro), a charming waiter in a neighborhood cafe, who gives her a new take on the situation.
Jonah Platt is a cross-platform creator and performer, working across many aspects of the entertainment industry. Recent directing credits include the IAMA Theater Company’s Broadway Backwards and the critically acclaimed production of DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD at the Blank Theater in LA, which was twice extended and awarded a Hollywood Selection. Fringe Festival Encore.
He has also directed and produced ONE NIGHT STAND: AN IMPROVISED MUSICAL, which has performed completely improvised musicals around the world, including sold-out performances at Hollywood’s Hudson Theater, the New York Musical Theater Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Some of Jonah’s best-known acting credits include âFiyeroâ in the Broadway hit WICKED, âJackâ in the Lifetime movie I’LL BE WATCHING opposite Janel Parrish, and more recently JESUS ââCHRIST SUPERSTAR: LIVE , winner of an Emmy on NBC, with John Legend.
He has been on the writing staff of several network television comedies and is currently co-writing the stage musical adaptation of Lois Lowry’s bestselling novel THE GIVER.