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The Humans

Watch Now: Trailer for Film Adaptation of Tony Award-Winning The Humans

Yes, 2021 is the year of movie musicals, but there’s also another piece of theatre headed to the screen! The film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Best Play, The Humans, will hit theaters and Showtime on November 24.

Directed and written by original playwright Stephen Karam, the film will star Richard Jenkins, Jayne Houdyshell, Amy Schumer, Beanie Feldstein, Steven Yeun, and June Squibb. Houdyshell reprises her Tony Award-winning performance.

Erik Blake has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the group’s deepest fears are laid bare. The piercingly funny and haunting debut film from writer-director Stephen Karam, adapted from his Tony Award-winning play, The Humans explores the hidden dread of a family and the love that binds them together.