Lin Manuel Miranda’s New Movie Casting
Lin-Manuel Miranda has a new project coming out and there will be an open casting call held in the NYC area.
Jon M. Chu is set to direct the Warner Bros. movie which will be a film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning musical, In The Heights.
Lin-Manuel Miranda is the man behind the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton (which also has an open call coming up in the New York City area.
The Tony Award musical “In The Heights” is being made into a movie and there are 4 roles open and available for anyone in the general public to tryout for. Miranda did make a video announcing the casting call in which he stated “I’ve got all these roles someone was made to play.”
The upcoming open call is looking for dancers.
This movie is in the pre-production process and is reported to be looking for a theatrical release sometime in 2020.
The Tony Award-winning hit musical IN THE HEIGHTS is coming to the big screen! With music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegría Hudes and directed by Jon M. Chu, this lively musical centers around characters in the Latino-American community of bustling Washington Heights in New York City. When the neighborhood’s charismatic local bodega owner, and our story’s humble narrator, finally decides to fulfill his dream of going to the island his parents called home, his departure will change his beloved block forever. Piraguas and blackouts, coming home and moving out, IN THE HEIGHTS is a beloved musical that submerges us into the vibrant rhythm of the city and uplifts us into the heart of a rich community.
In The Heights – Set in the predominantly Latino Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, where Miranda grew up, “In the Heights” follows the lives of several characters all dealing with issues of family, love, and community as gentrification begins to take hold.
Interested in the dancer auditions?
See the casting notice below for all the details.