- Category: Movie News
- Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018 22:54
If you're a dancer and speak Spanish, Lin Manuel Miranda wants you. His Tony Award-winning play "In the Heights" is getting the big screen treatment, and he's casting for dancers. Anthony Ramos, the breakout star from A STAR IS BORN, will be playing the lead, but Miranda is casting unknowns in supporting roles. He put out the call himself in a video message. See it below.
The upcoming film IN THE HEIGHTS, based on the Tony Award winning stage musical, is launching a digital open casting call! The submissions deadline is Wednesday, November 7. Go to this link to find out how you can be in a Lin Manuel Miranda movie at https://www.castittalent.com/In_The_Heights_Movie
In IN THE HEIGHTS will be directed by Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu.
Anthony Ramos, who is currently starring in the film “A Star is Born,” is in talks to star in the film as the lead character. He previously co-starred with Lin-Manuel Miranda in the Broadway mega-hit “Hamilton.”
The film will begin shooting in New York City in Summer 2019.
IN THE HEIGHTS is slated for release on June 26, 2020.