Tinashe, Kiersey Clemons, Mario, and Brandon Victor Dixon cast in Fox’s live version of ‘Rent’

'Rent Live' is set to air on January 27, 2019.

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Fox just announced the cast for its upcoming live-version of the hit Broadway show Rent and the star-studded line up is pretty incredible.

According to Variety, several stars will appear in the live show that is set to air on January 27, 2019.

Tinashe will play Mimi Marquez, a dancer who is battling addiction while Kiersey Clemons (Hearts Beat Loud) will portray Joanne Jefferson, an Ivy leaguer who works as a lawyer.

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Power star and Tony winner, Brandon Victor Dixon will take on the role of Tom Collins, a computer wiz who was recently booted from MIT and falls in love with Angel Dumont, played by RuPaul’s Drag Race alum, Valentina.

R&B star, Mario will play Benjamin Coffin III and Keala Settle will belt out the show’s biggest hit, “Seasons of Love.”

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According to Variety:

Fox’s version of “Rent” will be produced by 20th Century Fox Television. Marc Platt, Adam Siegel, Julie Larson, Allan Larson and Revolution Studios’ Vince Totino, Scott Hemming and Marla Levine will serve as executive producers. Michael Greif, who directed the original New York Theatre Workshop and Broadway versions of “Rent” will oversee the stage direction of the live musical, while Alex Rudzinksi will serve as the live television director.

In addition to Greif, creative team members from the original Broadway production of “Rent” returning for the television adaptation include casting director Bernie Telsey and costume designer Angela Wendt.

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Kristoffer Diaz will write the adaptation for television; Al Gurdon will act as lighting director; Stephen Oremus will act as music director and producer; Jason Sherwood will act as set designer and Sonya Tayeh is the choreographer.

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