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Jan 2017
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Karam adapted the screenplay for the film, directed by Dan Harris and featuring a cast that includes “Humans” actress Sarah Steele, who also starred in the original Off Broadway premiere of “Speech & Debate.” Production company Sycamore Pictures (“Begin Again,” “The Hollars,” “The Way, Way Back”) has partnered with independent distributor Vertical Entertainment for the movie’s release, which will see the film hit iTunes, VOD and select theaters on April

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Dec 2016
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In a week where Lin-Manuel Miranda had the number one movie in Moana, the number one album with The Hamilton Mixtape and the top Broadway show in Hamilton, he has set a big animated film project to follow Moana. Sony Pictures Animation chief Kristine Belson has fast tracked Vivo, a film that will be anchored by 11 songs written by Miranda. Quiara Alegría Hudes, Miranda’s collaborator on In The Heights,

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Nov 2016
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Though Miranda’s work on Moana was only announced last summer, he secretly spent years on the project: Indeed, Disney chief creative officer John Lasseter and Moana directors John Musker and Ron Clements hired him before Hamilton became a hit. All involved are keen to continue the collaboration, and when Miranda sat down with Vulture yesterday, he divulged that he’s now collaborating with Zootopia co-director Byron Howard on a new animated

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Nov 2016
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Earlier yesterday, Lin posted about a big news that ended up being that the Hamilton Mixtape is finally ready & can be pre-ordered on iTunes & other outlets. He also posted the track list on his twitter and it’s as follow: 1. “No John Trumbull (Intro)” – The Roots 2. “My Shot (Rise Up Remix)” – The Roots featuring Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess 3. “Wrote My Way

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Oct 2016
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Fans who have listened to the Hamilton cast album 10,000 times and are longing for a new Lin-Manuel Miranda score have just one month to wait. The soundtrack to Disney’s forthcoming animated film musical is scheduled to be released on CD November 18, 2016, in advance of the film’s November 23 release. It’s available for pre-order on Amazon.com. Miranda has written songs for Moana, which “tells the story of a

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Oct 2016
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Colin Firth is in negotiations to join Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns.” Firth will play William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank. The movie is set 25 years after the original. Michael and Jane Banks (Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer) are all grown up and suddenly get a visit from the magical nanny. The movie also stars Meryl Streep as Poppins’ cousin. Blunt will be playing

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Oct 2016
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in-Manuel Miranda, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Roberts, Neil Patrick Harris and Julia Roberts are just some of the Broadway and Hollywood megastars confirmed to perform at Hillary Clinton’s “Stronger Together” fundraising event next month. The star-studded event — which will include live performances and “never before seen duets and collaborations” — will take place at the St. James Theater in New York on Oct. 17. The musical part of

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Sep 2016
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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Wilmer Valderrama, and Orange Is the New Black’s Dascha Polanco are just some of the guests who will be making an appearance at the free and open-to-the-public event. The 2016 festival — which marks People en Español’s 20th anniversary, as well as its fifth year since the actual festival first began — will feature a range of events, including musical performances, panel discussions, and celebrity meet-and-greets before closing out

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Sep 2016
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Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Pulitzer Prize-award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda is set to host the Oct. 8 telecast of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Miranda, who is making his “SNL” hosting debut, recently finished his Broadway run as the composer, lyricist and performer in the musical sensation “Hamilton.” Twenty One Pilots will make their “SNL” debut alongside Miranda. The duo (Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun) recently made history becoming the first alternative

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Sep 2016
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The creator of the Broadway and pop-culture sensation Hamilton: An American Musical thought it would be a hit only with ­history teachers. How wrong he was: The 2015 show about the life of ­Alexander Hamilton has grossed more than $100 million in ticket sales and become the year’s cultural sen­sation, including a soundtrack that hit the Billboard top 10, Hamilton-themed indoor cycling classes, and a book. That’s on top of