By Jess     May 5, 2018    
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DEADLINEEXCLUSIVE: Haley Bennett, who starred opposite Emily Blunt in the thriller The Girl on the Train and most recently alongside Miles Teller in Thank You For Your Service, has signed with WME for representation.

The move comes as she is next up starring with Chris Evans in Red Sea Diving Resort, the Gideon Raff-directed true-life drama about the 1981 rescue and transport of Ethiopian Jews to Israel.

Bennett, whose credits also include Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven update and Rules Don’t Apply. She soon will begin work on Cyrano, Goodspeed’s stage musical adaptation featuring music from the band The National, playing Roxanne to Peter Dinklage’s Cyrano de Bergerac.

The musical is set to run August 3-September 2 at the Terris Theatre in Connecticut.

By Jess     May 1, 2018    
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Peter Dinklage and Haley Bennett to Star in Cyrano Musical at Goodspeed

PLAYBILL – The new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s play will feature music by members of The National.

Game of Thrones Emmy winner Peter Dinklage and Haley Bennett (The Magnificent Seven, The Girl on the Train) will star in a new musical adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac for Goodspeed. The musical, simply titled Cyrano, will run August 3 through September 2 at the Terris Theatre in Connecticut.

As previously announced, the musical hails from Erica Schmidt, Carin Besser, and members of the Grammy-winning indie rock band The National: Aaron and Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger. Schmidt will also direct.

Dinklage, who has appeared Off-Broadway in A Month in the Country and Things We Want, will take on the title role of the impassioned poet, with Bennett playing his true love, Roxanne.

Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Cyrano will feature choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman, set design by Christine Jones and Amy Rubin, costumes by Andrea Lauer, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Jay Hilton. Olivier Manchon will serve as music supervisor.