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 […]
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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
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Oscar producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced the second round of presenters for the awards show which airs on Feb. 9.The diverse group includes Zazie Beetz, Timothée Chalamet, Will Ferrell, Gal Gadot, Mindy Kaling, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos, Mark Ruffalo, Kelly Marie Tran and Kristen Wiig.“We’re excited to welcome these talented artists to help celebrate this year’s movies,” said Howell Taylor and Allain. “Each brings their own unique energy and appeal to our global audience.”They join Olivia Colman, Rami Malek, Mahershala Ali and Regina King, who were announced as the first round of presenters. It’s an Oscars tradition that the acting awards are by last year’s winners.“We love the tradition of having the previous year’s Oscar-winning actors on stage to celebrate the achievements of their peers and are thrilled to welcome back these four great talents,” read a statement from Howell Taylor and Allain.Also Read: Dr Amani Ballour, Subject of Oscar-Nominated 'The Cave,' Receives Heroism Award - But Is Still Barred From USThree of the four actors won their Oscars for playing real-life roles. Malek won Best Actor for his performance as Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody,” while Colman pulled off a surprise victory for Best Actress for her satirical take on Queen Anne in Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite.”In the supporting categories, Ali won his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his work as jazz musician Dr. Don Shirley in the Best Picture-winning “Green Book,” joining his victory in 2017 for his performance in another Best Picture winner, “Moonlight.” Speaking of “Moonlight,” the director of that film, Barry Jenkins, directed Regina King in her Best Supporting Actress winning performance in “If Beale Street Could Talk.” She played Sharon Rivers, who fights to get her daughter’s soulmate freed after he is falsely convicted on rape charges.Also Read: Antonio Banderas Believes the Oscars Are Finally 'Becoming a Worldwide Award'The tradition of acting Oscar winners presenting awards a year later has gone back decades but has hit a snag in recent years. Last year’s supporting role winners Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney were not initially asked to present the awards, but were later invited after a tweet from Janney noting the lack of contact from Oscar producers prompted a backlash.In 2018, Best Actor winner Casey Affleck announced that he would not present or even attend the Oscars that year, saying he did not want to distract from the actors being honored. Affleck reached settlements with two women in 2010 who accused him of sexual harassment, accusations that resurfaced both before and after Affleck’s Oscar victory for “Manchester By The Sea.”Read original story 2020 Oscars: Zazie Beetz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mindy Kaling Among Diverse Group of Presenters At TheWrap
Before turning "Hamilton" and "In the Heights" into musical phenomenons, Lin-Manuel Miranda could have been found on stage, spouting off-the-cuff rhymes with his improv group, "Freestyle Love Supreme." After performing across the globe, the troupe -- founded 15 years ago by Miranda, his frequent collaborator Thomas Kail and emcee Anthony Veneziale -- made its Broadway […]
Movie version of Tony-winning musical gets updated to include references to DACA and the plight of Dreamers.