Yes, that’s our tears that you hear over here.
The trailer for In The Heights is out and it’s left us speechless.
“It’s a story of a block that was disappearing,” Anthony Ramos, who stars as bodega owner Usnavi, says in the beginning of the trailer. He’s talking to kids about the neighborhood. “In the barrio of Washington Heights, the streets were made of music.”
In The Heights is the big screen adaptation of the musical of the same name. It tells the story of three days in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York.
Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Jimmy Smits, Melissa Barrera, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Dascha Polanco and Stephanie Beatriz star in the film.
In the Heights, is Lin Manuel Miranda’s precursor to another musical he wrote – Hamilton. The show was a sensation itself, being nominated for 13 Tony Awards, winning four of those, including best musical.
The movie is directed by John Chu.
In the Heights arrives in theaters June 26, 2020.
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