Lin-Manuel Miranda on Twitter announced additional cast members for the feature adaptation of his Tony-winning musical In The Heights from Crazy Rich Asians director Jon Chu. Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace and Melissa Barrera will be joined by Jimmy Smits as Kevin, Gregory Diaz IV as Sonny, Olga Merediz, who will reprise the role of Abuela Claudia, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Daniela, Stephanie Beatriz as Carla and Dascha Polanco as the new character Cuca.
And now I’m thrilled to announce some more #InTheHeightsMovie casting news…@TheOlgaMerediz IS Abuela Claudia!
Gregory Diaz IV IS Sonny!
Jimmy Smits IS Kevin Rosario!
See y’all uptown.
…More soon. pic.twitter.com/hL1l3BiIlz
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) 15 aprile 2019
Bueno, you didn’t hear it from me,
But some little birdie told me…@VegaRubin IS Daniela!@iamstephbeatz IS Carla!@SheIsDash IS Cuca!
The hydrants are open.
Cool breezes blow. See you uptown. #InTheHeightsMovie pic.twitter.com/b8CNZU48Yu
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) 16 aprile 2019