In The Heights: Olga Merediz solid in Broadway adaptation
Olga Merdiz (The Place Past the Pines) and Gregory Diaz (Broadway’s Matilda) have joined Anthony Ramos (Hamilton, A Star is Born), Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton), Jimmy Smits, Leslie Grace, and Melissa Barrera in Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical In The Heights, in accordance with a tweet by he famed composer. You may try the total tweet under!
“And now I’m thrilled to announce some extra #InTheHeightsMovie casting information,” Miranda tweeted earlier than relaying that Smits could be enjoying Kevin Rosario, Diaz will play Sonny, and Merediz is about to painting Abuela Claudia within the characteristic adaptation.
Within the Heights is about 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 Greatest 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 mission. Miranda portrayed the lead function of Usnavi within the Broadway musical, and in addition wrote the music and lyrics.
In The Heights will probably be filming this summer time on location in NYC’s Washington Heights. It’s scheduled to open in June of 2020.
See y’all uptown.
…Extra quickly. pic.twitter.com/hL1l3BiIlz
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) April 15, 2019
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