[NEWS] Two new "In the Heights" trailers & five posters (musical)
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From ComingSoon.net ...
New In the Heights trailers tease the musical event of the summer
Warner Bros. Pictures has released two new In the Heights trailers
for Jon M. Chu's upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's
hit Broadway musical, featuring new footage of the film's powerful
musical numbers. Both new videos give highlight to Anthony Ramos'
character as he retells the story of Washington Heights which is a
place where people stand up for their dreams. Also starring
Miranda, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, and Melissa Barrera, you can
check out the video in the player below along with the new posters!
Originally scheduled for a 2020 release, the film is now set to
make its debut in theaters and on HBO Max on June 18, 2021. The
current release date pits the film against Disney-Pixar's newest
animated film titled Luca.
Warner Bros.' upcoming In the Heights film adaptation is based on
Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning Broadway musical of the same
name. Alongside Miranda, the film stars Anthony Ramos (Hamilton,
A Star is Born), Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) and
Golden Globe winner Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue), who will be playing
the roles of Usnavi de la Vega, Benny and Kevin, respectively.
Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Stephanie
Beatriz, and Orange Is the New Black's Dascha Polanco will also
In the Heights is set in Washington Heights in New York City and
focuses on a bodega owner who is closing his store and retiring
to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother's
fortune. The musical won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical.
Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) will direct from a script written
by Quiara Alegría Hudes (Hamilton). Miranda, Anthony Bregman,
Mara Jacobs, and Scott Sanders will serve as producers on the
project. Miranda portrayed the lead role of Usnavi in the
Broadway musical and also wrote the music and lyrics.