The film is breaking multicutural barriers and celebrated Latino joy, but its creators and critics say it fell short over colorisim.
Here are our pop culture picks for June 7-13, including the best deals we could find for each.
Gorman inserted “Hamilton” references in her poem because its part in her speech pathology and its cultural significance.
Captain America is going "to infinity and beyond!" Chris Evans is set to voice the iconic action figure Buzz Lightyear in an all-new animated film, titled "Lightyear," Pixar's Chief Creative Officer Pete Docter announced on Thursday during Disney Investor Day. Evans took to Twitter to share his excitement about the new film shortly after the […]
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Daniel Dae Kim are among the actors featured in the 60-second video.
Lin-Manuel Miranda admits that criticism of the Hamilton play is "valid" after it's released on Disney+ this week
A video of a little girl declaring, "It's me!" while watching Phillipa Soo in "Hamilton" is melting hearts and sparking conversations about representation.
"Hamilton" stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry and more tall about the Broadway hit-turned-Disney+ movie's current relevance.
Miranda appeared on "The Tonight Show" where he discussed the correlation between "Hamilton," and the current call for policing and racial justice reform legislation.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton" movie, debuting on Disney Plus, will be rated PG-13 due to "language and some suggestive material." The original Broadway production features enough expletives to trigger an R-rating based on rules established by the Motion Picture Association of America, the organization that dispenses parental guidance on film content. However, Disney rarely releases movies […]
"The way Hamilton has been received has surpassed everyone's wildest dreams," said the Tony winner about the musical, available to stream on Disney+ on July 3
Do not throw away your shot because the "Hamilton" trailer is here. Launching on Disney Plus on July 3, the minute-long trailer shows off footage from Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical. The film features footage with the original cast, including Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Christopher Jackson, Anthony Ramos, Jonathon […]
Lin-Manuel Miranda has weighed in on John Bolton's lift of a Hamilton lyric for use as the title of his memoir The Room Where It Happened. Since the former national security adviser announced the title last year, Hamilton fans took notice of the reference to the musical's song "The Room Where It Happens." Earlier this […]
During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for June 1-7, including the best deals we could find for each.
After playwright and influential AIDS activist Larry Kramer died on Wednesday, celebrities including Julia Roberts and Lin-Manuel Miranda took to social media to pay tribute. Kramer, who died at age 84 of pneumonia, is best remembered for his Tony-winning play "The Normal Heart" and as one of the founders of organizations Gay Men's Health Crisis […]
The film version of Broadway’s smash hit “Hamilton” is heading exclusively to Disney+ — what the move means for the streaming wars as HBO Max preps its long-anticipated entrance.
Filmed version of the hit musical will premiere on streaming 15 months earlier than its original theatrical release date
Audiences will have to wait until next summer to experience life in Washington Heights. "In the Heights," Warner Bros.' adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical, will now hit theaters on June 18, 2021. The movie was originally scheduled to debut this June, but was postponed as the coronavirus pandemic began to sweep the country, causing […]
One little girl got the virtual-surprise of a lifetime on Sunday night’s edition of John Krasinski’s new YouTube series “Some Good News.”Krasinski brought nine-year-old Aubrey onto the show to cheer her up after her dream of seeing “Hamilton” live in her home state of Florida, was dashed due to coronavirus-related cancellations.On a scale of one to 10, Aubrey ranked her love of “Hamilton” at “a million.”Also Read: Dua Lipa's Virtual 'Late Late Show' Performance of 'Don't Start Now' Proves We're All Doing Zoom Wrong (Video)Of course, the actor turned web show host promised to fly Aubrey and her mother to see Hamilton live on Broadway in New York when it opens up again.That was just one of many surprises for the nine-year-old, who mentioned she had watched “Mary Poppins Returns” just a few days before.“Something tells me you might be a bigger fan of my wife’s than mine,” Krasinski said.“About the same,” she said, before admitting, “I’ve never really seen ‘The Office’ or whatever. I’ve seen a bunch of memes on it.”“Excuse me?” Krasinski said. “Okay. How very endearing.”Also Read: Tony Awards Postponed Indefinitely as Broadway Theaters Remain ShutBut instead of letting his feelings get hurt, the benevolent Krasinski brought out his wife and Mary Poppins portrayer herself, Emily Blunt, to say hello to her via video chat.When Aubrey proceeded to sing the praises of “Hamilton” star Lin Manuel-Miranda, the couple joked that obviously Blunt is “the best part” of the movie and that Miranda is “more of a backup dancer.”That’s when Miranda himself jumped on the video call to sing the girl her favorite song from “Hamilton” — with a little help from the original Broadway cast, including: Jasmine Cephas Jones, Phillipa Soo, Andrew Chapelle, Ariana DeBose, Thayne Jasperson, Sydney James Harcourt, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Ramos, Okieriete Onaodowan, Ephraim Sykes, Javier Muñoz, Carleigh Bettiol, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Austin Smith, Betsy Struxness, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Jon Rua, Leslie Odom, Jr., Sasha Hutchings, Neil Haskell, Stephanie Klemons, Morgan Marcell, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, and Seth Stewart.Watch the performance above and a little behind-the-scenes tweet on how it was all put together below:When you get the @HamiltonMusical Original Broadway Cast together with @johnkrasinski for HamAtHome… that's SomeGoodNews: https://t.co/OBPihXUYAF pic.twitter.com/bryA5yTrCW— Hamilton (@HamiltonMusical) April 6, 2020Read original story Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and ‘Hamilton’ Cast Surprise Young Superfan With Virtual Performance (Video) At TheWrap
'Get ready to get down': Nile Rodgers rises to Lloyd Webber Twitter challenge. ‘Composers in quarantine’ play-off sees Chic star play a song from Jesus Christ Superstar as Lloyd Webber performs the Rodgers/Daft Punk hit Get Lucky