While Andrew Garfield was doing the media for Netflix Tick, tick… boom!everyone wanted to know Spider-Man: No Way Home. Garfield wanted (and probably needed) to surprise his appearance, so he constantly denied he was in it. It turns out he lied to a lot more people than we knew, including Tick, tick… boom! Director, Lin Manuel Miranda. Miranda says that Garfield actually used a trick to keep his appearance as Spider-Man a secret.
Lin-Manuel Miranda directed Andrew Garfield in “Tick, Tick… Boom!”
Tick, tick… boom! Stars Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson, creator of Rent who died at a tragically young age. The musical itself is by Larson and is a semi-autobiography of his journey in creating his first Broadway musical. The film itself jumps back and forth between Garfield’s on-stage performance of the musical and what actually happened in the real world.
Garfield has shown tremendous acting talent in the past but this is the first time the audience has seen him sing and of course he’s really good at it. At a performance on Jimmy Kimmel LiveLin-Manuel Miranda told the Late Night host that he just knew Garfield could sing without even testing him first.
“I just think Andrew Garfield can do anything, and then he agreed with me,” Miranda said. “I saw him on stage. He was in a six-hour play called Angels in America, so I just knew he had incredible stamina and was a wonderful actor.”
Garfield used a “euphemism” to keep Spider-Man a secret
Keep No way home Keeping a secret was very difficult for Garfield, especially with all the leaks and rumors circulating around the internet. To keep it a secret, Miranda said she would use a “euphemism” so no one would know what she was doing.
“The euphemism became” my friend in Atlanta. I’m going to visit my boyfriend in Atlanta afterwards,’ Miranda told Kimmel.
Miranda mentions that he almost tricked Garfield into accidentally spoiling it, but Garfield managed to keep his composure.
“I spoke to him once, and I spoke about Willem Dafoe,” Miranda explained. “He goes” Oh yes. He is great. Have you met him? ” and I’m like, ‘No, have you met him?’ and he’s like, ‘Well, I was visiting my friend in Atlanta and he was there.’
Garfield and Miranda are both Academy Awards nominees
Garfield had a strong year with his appearance in No way home and an underrated achievement in Tammy Faye’s eyes. However, his role in Tick, tick… boom! earned him a nomination for Best Actor. There’s not exactly a front-runner for best actor this year, but Garfield definitely has a good chance of winning his first Oscar.
Meanwhile Miranda is also nominated, but for something different. He is nominated for Best Original Song for “Dos Oruguitas”. Encanto Soundtrack. If he wins, they will finally achieve the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony), a rare achievement in the entertainment industry.
Tick, tick… boom! is currently streaming on Netflix.
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