In the Heights was one of the most awaited movie of this year. Directed by Jon M. Chu the musical drama brings together a highly talented cast of actors. That was one of the reasons why the film had such a high popularity rating.
The film is based on a stage musical of the same name by Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda. With Miranda even appearing in the movie. Although it seems long now, we might not have much longer before the film hits the theaters.
In the Heights: When is it Releasing?
The film has been in works for a while now. After a rather lengthy pre-production, filming for the film finally began last year. With the shooting wrapped up, the film was initially set for a theatrical release this summer.
But as has been the case, the film was forced to delay its release under the light of the ongoing crisis. It is another film to fall prey to the pandemic. Luckily despite the delay, it is not going to be long. With the film expected to release on June 18, 2021.
In the Heights: Who are Appearing?
Anthony Ramos, is going to star in the film as Usnavi. He was also starred alongside Miranda in the actual musical. So perfecting his character is not going to be difficult for him. Joining him will be Corey Hawkins and Leslie Grace.
Other members of the cast will include, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz and Daphne Rubin-Vega. Moreover Miranda will be joining the movie as Mr. Piragüero.
In the Heights: What will Happen?
Warner Bros has been very open with the production of the film. Recenlt the released a short premise for the film. It follows,
“Lights up on Washington Heights… The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.”
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