Lin-Manuel Miranda will play Piraguero—the Washington Heights local who sells flavored ice from a cart—in his and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ film adaptation of In the Heights. The Warner Bros. project, directed by Jon M. Chu and featuring a screenplay by Hudes, has begun shooting in Washington Heights for a June 2020 release. He announced the news with a few tweets.
(See you on set) pic.twitter.com/ydfNMOzGbI— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) 14 giugno 2019
This news is part of the last slate of annuncements, that includes Marc Anthony as Sonny’s father and Noah Catala as Graffiti Pete.