THIS JUST IN: FOX's upcoming live televised presentation of Jonathan Larson's Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning smash hit RENT is expecting to feature some surprise cameos by members of the original Broadway casts.
According to Instagram, Tony winning powerhouse Idina Menzel along with Anthony Rapp took photos of their trailer signs located on the set featuring the initials of several original cast members. As of now, you can expect to see the 6 original cast members who went on to reprise their roles in the 2005 film version. You can expect to see…
Menzel (original "Maureen"),
Rapp (original "Mark"),
Taye Diggs (original "Benny" and Menzel's ex-husband),
Tony nominee Adam Pascal (original "Roger),
Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia (original "Angel"),
and Jesse L Martin (original "Collins").
No word has been said on which scenes the original Broadway / Film cast will be part of in the live production. To find out, tune in this Sunday night ay 8pm EST to Rent on FOX.
Who is excited?
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