• In the Heights Movie Heads to Warner Bros

    5 days ago - By Coming Soon

    In the Heights movie heads to Warner Bros.
    According to Deadline , Warner Bros. Pictures has secured the rights to the In the Heights movie in an enormous $50 million dollar deal to bring Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning 2008 Broadway musical to the big screen. The deal, which includes first-dollar gross participation for the filmmakers, was reached with director Jon M. Chu ( G.I. Joe: Retaliation , Step Up 2: The Streets , Jem and the Holograms ), screenwriter Quiara Alegria Hudes and original star/writer/lyricist Miranda (“Hamilton,” Star Wars: The Force Awakens ) in an auction...
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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights Movie Lands at Warner Bros

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights Movie Lands at Warner Bros

    5 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Warner Bros. has landed the movie rights to Lin-Manuel Miranda's stage musical In the Heights. Miranda is best known these days for making U.S. history cool with Hamilton , but In the Heights was the show that made the beloved composer, lyricist, and actor's name. The musical hit Broadway in 2008 (though it began its theater run three years earlier) and was nominated for a whopping thirteen Tony Awards. Universal was quick to snap up the film rights less than a year after the show's Broadway debut. In the Heights features music and lyrics by Miranda, as well as a book by Pulitzer Prize...
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