Jo Ellen Pellman (left) and Ariana Debose in a scene from The Prom, directed by Ryan Murphy and co-starring Meryl Streep. Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix.
Jo Ellen Pellman (left) and Ariana Debose in a scene from The Prom, directed by Ryan Murphy and co-starring Meryl Streep. Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix.

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Netflix movie review: The Prom – Meryl Streep, James Corden light up Ryan Murphy’s feel-good musical

  • Film is based on the Broadway musical inspired by a true-life incident when a gay teenager was banned from bringing her girlfriend to the prom
  • Streep and Cordon impress as Broadway actors who come out in support of the gay couple and to help drum up good publicity for themselves

Jo Ellen Pellman (left) and Ariana Debose in a scene from The Prom, directed by Ryan Murphy and co-starring Meryl Streep. Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix.
Jo Ellen Pellman (left) and Ariana Debose in a scene from The Prom, directed by Ryan Murphy and co-starring Meryl Streep. Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix.
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