Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz & Dascha Polance be part of Within the Heights
The Hollywood Reporter has introduced phrase that Warner Bros’ upcoming adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical Within the Heights has expanded its all-star roster as soon as once more with the additions of Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega, Brooklyn 9-9’s Stephanie Beatriz and Orange is the New Black‘s Dascha Polance.
Warner Bros.’ upcoming Within the Heights movie adaptation relies on Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s award-winning Broadway musical of the identical identify. The movie can even star Anthony Ramos (Hamilton, A Star is Born), Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) and Golden Globe winner Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue), whom might be enjoying the roles of Usnavi de la Vega, Benny and Kevin, respectively.
Within the Heights is ready in Washington Heights in New York Metropolis and focuses on a bodega proprietor who’s closing his retailer and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother’s fortune. The musical received the 2008 Tony Award for Finest Musical.
Jon M. Chu (Loopy Wealthy Asians) will direct from a script written by Quiara Alegría Hudes (Hamilton). Miranda, Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs, and Scott Sanders will function producers on the venture. Miranda portrayed the lead function of Usnavi within the Broadway musical, and in addition wrote the music and lyrics.
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