“Hamilton” creator and “Moana” song scribe Lin-Manuel Miranda is teaming with Sony Pictures Animation on “Vivo,” an animated original feature boasting eleven original songs by Miranda.
The story follows a music-loving monkey on a journey from Havana to Miami. Quiara Alegría Hudes will script while Kirk De Micco is attached to helm. Lisa Stewart will produce.
The project has reportedly been in the planning stages for several years and was originally set up at Dreamworks Animation. Now though it has been locked in at SPA and is on the fast track for a 2020 release.