Warner Bros. Pictures is giving a first look at the big-screen version of In the Heights today, ahead of the trailer release tomorrow. You can view the In the Heights poster and trailer teases below! The film is scheduled to be released on June 26, 2020.
The Broadway show, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), opened on Broadway in 2008. It was nominated for 13 Tony Awards and won four, including the 2008 Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Choreography awards. The story is set over the course of three days, involving characters in the largely Hispanic-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City.
The film is directed by Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) and written by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, singer/songwriter Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, and Jimmy Smits star.
The movie features music and lyrics by Miranda. It is produced by Quiara Alegría Hudes, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Scott Sanders, Anthony Bregman, and Mara Jacobs, along with Executive Producers David Nicksay and Kevin McCormick.
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