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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: New Clip Showcases the Song Lin-Manuel Miranda Helped Create

Hamilton and In the Heights creator Lin-Manuel Miranda had a cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as a Resistance fighter, but now you can hear his musical cameo in the movie as well. The official Star Wars Twitter account has shared a clip from the movie showcasing “Lido Hey,” a song which Miranda […]

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Jon M. Chu Calls For A Kelly Marie Tran ‘Star Wars’ Series: Rose Tico Deserved Better

Disappointed “Star Wars” fans have expressed their upset over the lack of screen time for actress Kelly Marie Tran in the latest “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” with the online campaign #RoseTicoDeservedBetter. “Crazy Rich Asians” and “In the Heights” director Jon M. Chu shares their disappointment, but he has a plan…After being introduced in […]

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Ahead of Its First Trailer, ‘In the Heights’ Stars Share Five New Clips

Today is a big day to live In the Heights. The upcoming musical extravaganza, based on the acclaimed Broadway hit from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, dropped its first poster, building up buzz for the first trailer being released tomorrow. And now, the film’s creators, from Miranda to director Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) to […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda on “Gratifying” Experience of Filming ‘In the Heights’ Movie in Washington Heights

Lin-Manuel Miranda closed out the fifth annual Fast Company Innovation Festival on Friday, discussing the upcoming film adaption of his musical In the Heights, along with his passion for supporting small businesses — which recently drove him and several friends to purchase New York City’s Drama Book Shop — with American Express’ chief marketing officer, […]

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‘In the Heights’ Adds Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco

Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega, Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Stephanie Beatriz and Orange is the New Black actress Dascha Polanco have joined In the Heights, Warner Bros.’ movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical.Anthony Ramos and Corey Hawkins are starring in the film, which will be helmed by Jon M. Chu.The movie is set in New York’s Washington […]

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Olga Merediz Joins Jon M Chu and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’

Olga Merediz, who won a Tony Award for her work in the Broadway production of “In the Heights,” will reprise her role as Abuela Claudia in the upcoming film adaptation of the musical, producer Lin-Manuel Miranda announced in a tweet on Monday.Merediz won the Best Featured Actress in a Musical Tony in 2008 for her […]

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Movie Talk: First ‘Aladdin’ Poster Teases Disney’s Live-Action Remake

On today’s episode of Collider Movie Talk, Perri Nemiroff, Dennis Tzeng and Jeff Sneider discuss the following: Indiewire is reporting that A Star Is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody won’t compete in the Comedy/Musicals category at the Golden Globes, but will instead be submitted for the Drama category. Paramount Pictures released the first trailer for their […]

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Anthony Ramos to Star in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ Movie (Exclusive)

Anthony Ramos, the “Hamilton” alum who recently appeared alongside Lady Gaga in “A Star Is Born,” has found his next project.Sources tell Variety that Ramos is in talks to re-team with “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to star in the film adaptation of the 2005 Broadway musical “In the Heights.”“In the Heights” is set in Washington […]

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