Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’ Trailer: Dreamers ‘Make Some Noise’ – and Beautiful Music (Video)

Broadway-to-big-screen adaptation hits theaters on June 26, 2020

Last Updated: December 12, 2019 @ 6:43 AM

Warner Bros. debuted the trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s movie “In the Heights” on Thursday, and the sneak peek makes good on its “emotional roller-coaster” promise, a somewhat meta line delivered by one of the Broadway adaptation’s actors.

“Hamilton” star Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Barrera, Marc Anthony, Dascha Polanco, Stephanie Beatriz and Leslie Grace are atop the cast of the film version.

“In the Heights,” which won the Tony for Best Musical and Best Original Score in 2008, follows a bodega owner in New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother’s fortune.

The musical was created by Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes, who is penning the script with Marc Klein (“Serendipity”). “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu is directing the film for Warner Bros.

“In the Heights” had originally been set up at The Weinstein Co., but Hudes and Miranda regained control of the film rights in the aftermath of the company’s downfall following the sexual assault and harassment accusations against Harvey Weinstein, and TWC’s subsequent bankruptcy.

Miranda is producing alongside Scott Sanders, Anthony Bregman and Mara Jacobs. David Nicksay, Jill Furman, Kevin McCollum and Jeffrey Seller are executive producing.

“In the Heights” will hit theaters on June 26, 2020.

Watch the trailer above.

Tony Maglio contributed to this story.

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