In the Heights footage and poster announce trailer tomorrow!
As a surprise for fans at the beginning of the holidays, Warner Bros. premiered the first footage and posters of the feature film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical In the Heights (his dark material) to reveal that the full trailer will premiere tomorrow! Check out the various scenes and behind the scenes of the musical below and the poster in the gallery below!
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Warner Bros.'s film adaptation In the Heights is based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning Broadway musical of the same name. The film stars Anthony Ramos (Hamilton, One Star Is Born), Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) and Golden Globe winner Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue), who will play Usnavi de la Vega, Benny and Kevin, respectively. Olga Merediz (The Place Beyond the Pines), Gregory Diaz (Broadway Matilda), Leslie Grace and Melissa Barrera (Life) also star alongside Marc Anthony.
In the Heights is located in Washington Heights, New York City, and focuses on the owner of a bodega that is closing its store and retiring in the Dominican Republic after inheriting its grandmother's fortune. The musical won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical.
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Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) will direct from a screenplay written by Quiara Alegría Hudes (Hamilton). Miranda, Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs and Scott Sanders will be the producers of the project. Miranda played Usnavi's lead role in the Broadway musical, and also wrote the song and lyrics.
In the Heights opens in theaters on June 26, 2020.