If you weren't already excited about Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Broadway's The Prom for Netflix, today's news should do the trick.
Per Deadline, the cast of the adaptation — a film Murphy will direct for the streaming service — is starting to come together, and it's almost surreal how many big names are already in the lineup.
The one and only Meryl Streep will star as Dee Dee Allen, a Tony-winning stage actress whose career is foundering. In need of a new cause to get things back on track, she gets involved when a Midwestern high schooler named Emma is forbidden from bringing her girlfriend to prom. Streep will be joined by her Big Little Lies co-star Nicole Kidman as fellow Broadway actress Angie Dickinson, who takes up Emma's cause alongside stage actor Trent Oliver, played by Andrew Rannells. Late-night host James Corden will play Dee Dee's right-hand man, Barry Glickman, while Awkwafina plays their publicist.
Keegan-Michael Key will also appear as the local school principal-turned-love interest for Streep's Dee Dee, while Ariana Grande will star as popular kid Alyssa and co-produce the soundtrack. Casting is still reportedly underway for the role of Emma, but so far, this is one impressively eclectic roster of stars.
The Prom is one of several projects Ryan Murphy is currently working on with Netflix. Along with signing a massive deal with Netflix in early 2018, the creative has a similarly powerhouse-heavy One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest prequel called Ratched and the musical political series The Politician on the way for the streaming service.
Filming will reportedly begin on The Prom in December.